# How far is Bloemfontain from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Bloemfontain (Bram Fischer International Airport) is 352 miles / 566 kilometers / 306 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Bloemfontain (BFN) is 501 miles / 807 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 10 minutes.

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1 h 9 min

## Distance from Richards Bay to Bloemfontain

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Richards Bay to Bloemfontain. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 351.621 miles
• 565.879 kilometers
• 305.550 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
• 350.962 miles
• 564.818 kilometers
• 304.977 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 Richards Bay to Bloemfontain?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Bram Fischer International Airport is 1 hour and 9 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Bram Fischer International Airport (BFN)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Bloemfontain generates about 77 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 77 kilograms equals 169 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Richards Bay to Bloemfontain

See the map of the shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Bram Fischer International Airport (BFN).

## Airport information

Origin Richards Bay Airport
City: Richards Bay
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E
Destination Bram Fischer International Airport
City: Bloemfontain
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: BFN
ICAO Code: FABL
Coordinates: 29°5′33″S, 26°18′8″E