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Distance between Johannesburg (QRA) and Pietermaritzburg (PZB)

Flight distance from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg (Rand Airport – Pietermaritzburg Airport) is 272 miles / 437 kilometers / 236 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Johannesburg (QRA) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) is 303 miles / 488 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 45 minutes.

Johannesburg – Pietermaritzburg

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272
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437
Kilometers
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236
Nautical miles

How far is Pietermaritzburg from Johannesburg?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 271.847 miles
  • 437.495 kilometers
  • 236.228 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
  • 272.406 miles
  • 438.395 kilometers
  • 236.714 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 Pietermaritzburg?

Estimated flight time from Rand Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport is 1 hour 0 minutes.

What is the time difference between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg?

There is no time difference between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg.

Flight carbon footprint between Rand Airport (QRA) and Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)

On average flying from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg generates about 65 kg of CO2 per passenger, 65 kilograms is equal to 143 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 Pietermaritzburg

Shortest flight path between Rand Airport (QRA) and Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB).

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 Pietermaritzburg Airport
City: Pietermaritzburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: PZB
ICAO Code: FAPM
Coordinates: 29°38′56″S, 30°23′55″E