# How far is Umtata from Polokwane?

The distance between Polokwane (Polokwane International Airport) and Umtata (Mthatha Airport) is 533 miles / 857 kilometers / 463 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Polokwane (PTG) to Umtata (UTT) is 732 miles / 1178 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 8 minutes.

533
Miles
857
Kilometers
463
Nautical miles
1 h 30 min
103 kg

## Distance from Polokwane to Umtata

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 532.550 miles
• 857.056 kilometers
• 462.773 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
• 534.351 miles
• 859.955 kilometers
• 464.339 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 Umtata?

The estimated flight time from Polokwane International Airport to Mthatha Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Polokwane and Umtata?

There is no time difference between Polokwane and Umtata.

## Flight carbon footprint between Polokwane International Airport (PTG) and Mthatha Airport (UTT)

On average, flying from Polokwane to Umtata generates about 103 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 103 kilograms equals 228 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 Umtata

See the map of the shortest flight path between Polokwane International Airport (PTG) and Mthatha Airport (UTT).

## 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 Mthatha Airport
City: Umtata
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: UTT
ICAO Code: FAUT
Coordinates: 31°32′52″S, 28°40′27″E