# How far is Umtata from Port Elizabeth?

The distance between Port Elizabeth (Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport) and Umtata (Mthatha Airport) is 245 miles / 394 kilometers / 213 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Umtata (UTT) is 306 miles / 493 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 19 minutes.

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## Distance from Port Elizabeth to Umtata

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Port Elizabeth to Umtata. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 244.678 miles
• 393.771 kilometers
• 212.619 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 244.713 miles
• 393.828 kilometers
• 212.650 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 Umtata?

The estimated flight time from Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport to Mthatha Airport is 57 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Port Elizabeth and Umtata?

There is no time difference between Port Elizabeth and Umtata.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and Mthatha Airport (UTT)

On average, flying from Port Elizabeth to Umtata generates about 61 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 61 kilograms equals 135 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 Umtata

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and Mthatha Airport (UTT).

## Airport information

Origin Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport
City: Port Elizabeth
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: PLZ
ICAO Code: FAPE
Coordinates: 33°59′5″S, 25°37′2″E
Destination Mthatha Airport
City: Umtata
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: UTT
ICAO Code: FAUT
Coordinates: 31°32′52″S, 28°40′27″E