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Distance between Johannesburg (QRA) and Port Elizabeth (PLZ)

Flight distance from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth (Rand Airport – Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport) is 554 miles / 892 kilometers / 482 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Johannesburg (QRA) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) is 668 miles / 1075 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 58 minutes.

Johannesburg – Port Elizabeth

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554
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482
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How far is Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 554.417 miles
  • 892.248 kilometers
  • 481.775 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
  • 555.909 miles
  • 894.649 kilometers
  • 483.072 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 Port Elizabeth?

Estimated flight time from Rand Airport to Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport is 1 hour 32 minutes.

What is the time difference between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth?

There is no time difference between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth.

Flight carbon footprint between Rand Airport (QRA) and Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ)

On average flying from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth generates about 107 kg of CO2 per passenger, 107 kilograms is equal to 235 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 Port Elizabeth

Shortest flight path between Rand Airport (QRA) and Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ).

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 Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport
City: Port Elizabeth
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: PLZ
ICAO Code: FAPE
Coordinates: 33°59′5″S, 25°37′2″E