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

Distance from Port Elizabeth to Richards Bay (Port Elizabeth International Airport – Richards Bay Airport) is 526 miles / 847 kilometers / 457 nautical miles.

How far is Richards Bay from Port Elizabeth?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay. 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) to Richards Bay Airport (RCB) is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (227 pounds).

Airport information


A Port Elizabeth 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

B 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

Map

Port Elizabeth to Richards Bay flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Port Elizabeth (PLZ) → Richards Bay (RCB).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
526

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