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Distance between Polokwane (PTG) and East London (ELS)

Flight distance from Polokwane to East London (Polokwane International Airport – East London Airport) is 641 miles / 1031 kilometers / 557 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Polokwane (PTG) to East London (ELS) is 801 miles / 1289 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Polokwane to East London.

Shortest flight path between Polokwane International Airport (PTG) and East London Airport (ELS).

How far is East London from Polokwane?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Polokwane and East London. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 640.616 miles
  • 1030.972 kilometers
  • 556.680 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
  • 642.659 miles
  • 1034.260 kilometers
  • 558.456 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).

Airport information


A Polokwane International Airport
City: Polokwane
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: PTG
ICAO Code: FAPP
Coordinates: 23°50′43″S, 29°27′30″E

B East London Airport
City: East London
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: ELS
ICAO Code: FAEL
Coordinates: 33°2′8″S, 27°49′33″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Polokwane and East London.

Time Difference

Polokwane

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East London

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (260 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Polokwane (PTG) → East London (ELS).

Distance:
641
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
641

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