# How far is Richards Bay from Polokwane?

The distance between Polokwane (Polokwane International Airport) and Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) is 375 miles / 603 kilometers / 325 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Polokwane (PTG) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 494 miles / 795 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 58 minutes.

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## Distance from Polokwane to Richards Bay

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Polokwane to Richards Bay. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 374.529 miles
• 602.745 kilometers
• 325.456 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
• 375.504 miles
• 604.315 kilometers
• 326.304 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 Richards Bay?

The estimated flight time from Polokwane International Airport to Richards Bay Airport is 1 hour and 12 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Polokwane and Richards Bay?

There is no time difference between Polokwane and Richards Bay.

## Flight carbon footprint between Polokwane International Airport (PTG) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average, flying from Polokwane to Richards Bay generates about 80 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 80 kilograms equals 177 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 Richards Bay

See the map of the shortest flight path between Polokwane International Airport (PTG) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

## 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 Richards Bay Airport
City: Richards Bay
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E