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Distance between Port Elizabeth (PLZ) and Richards Bay (RCB)

Flight distance from Port Elizabeth to Richards Bay (Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport – Richards Bay Airport) is 526 miles / 847 kilometers / 457 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 677 miles / 1090 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 4 minutes.

Port Elizabeth – Richards Bay

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526
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847
Kilometers
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457
Nautical miles

How far is Richards Bay from Port Elizabeth?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 526.100 miles
  • 846.675 kilometers
  • 457.168 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 526.252 miles
  • 846.921 kilometers
  • 457.301 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Port Elizabeth to Richards Bay?

Estimated flight time from Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport to Richards Bay Airport is 1 hour 29 minutes.

What is the time difference between Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay?

There is no time difference between Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay.

Flight carbon footprint between Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average flying from Port Elizabeth to Richards Bay generates about 102 kg of CO2 per passenger, 102 kilograms is equal to 226 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Port Elizabeth to Richards Bay

Shortest flight path between Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

Airport information

Origin Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport
City: Port Elizabeth
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: PLZ
ICAO Code: FAPE
Coordinates: 33°59′5″S, 25°37′2″E
Destination Richards Bay Airport
City: Richards Bay
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E