# How far is East London from Polokwane?

The distance between Polokwane (Polokwane International Airport) and East London (East London Airport) is 641 miles / 1031 kilometers / 557 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Polokwane (PTG) to East London (ELS) is 802 miles / 1290 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 42 minutes.

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## Distance from Polokwane to East London

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Polokwane to East London. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Polokwane to East London?

The estimated flight time from Polokwane International Airport to East London Airport is 1 hour and 42 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Polokwane International Airport (PTG) and East London Airport (ELS)

On average, flying from Polokwane to East London generates about 118 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 118 kilograms equals 260 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Polokwane International Airport (PTG) and East London Airport (ELS).

## Airport information

Origin Polokwane International Airport
City: Polokwane
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: PTG
ICAO Code: FAPP
Coordinates: 23°50′43″S, 29°27′30″E
Destination East London Airport
City: East London
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: ELS
ICAO Code: FAEL
Coordinates: 33°2′8″S, 27°49′33″E