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Distance between Johannesburg (QRA) and Richards Bay (RCB)

Flight distance from Johannesburg to Richards Bay (Rand Airport – Richards Bay Airport) is 297 miles / 478 kilometers / 258 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Johannesburg (QRA) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 368 miles / 592 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 9 minutes.

Johannesburg – Richards Bay

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297
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478
Kilometers
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258
Nautical miles

How far is Richards Bay from Johannesburg?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 296.869 miles
  • 477.764 kilometers
  • 257.972 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
  • 296.854 miles
  • 477.740 kilometers
  • 257.959 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 Richards Bay?

Estimated flight time from Rand Airport to Richards Bay Airport is 1 hour 3 minutes.

What is the time difference between Johannesburg and Richards Bay?

There is no time difference between Johannesburg and Richards Bay.

Flight carbon footprint between Rand Airport (QRA) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average flying from Johannesburg to Richards Bay generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, 69 kilograms is equal to 151 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 Richards Bay

Shortest flight path between Rand Airport (QRA) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

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