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Distance between Johannesburg (QRA) and East London (ELS)

Flight distance from Johannesburg to East London (Rand Airport – East London Airport) is 468 miles / 754 kilometers / 407 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Johannesburg (QRA) to East London (ELS) is 607 miles / 977 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 14 minutes.

Johannesburg – East London

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468
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754
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407
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How far is East London from Johannesburg?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 468.298 miles
  • 753.652 kilometers
  • 406.940 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
  • 469.764 miles
  • 756.012 kilometers
  • 408.214 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 Johannesburg to East London?

Estimated flight time from Rand Airport to East London Airport is 1 hour 23 minutes.

What is the time difference between Johannesburg and East London?

There is no time difference between Johannesburg and East London.

Flight carbon footprint between Rand Airport (QRA) and East London Airport (ELS)

On average flying from Johannesburg to East London generates about 94 kg of CO2 per passenger, 94 kilograms is equal to 207 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Johannesburg to East London

Shortest flight path between Rand Airport (QRA) and East London Airport (ELS).

Airport information

Origin Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E
Destination 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