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How far is Durban from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Durban (King Shaka International Airport) is 85 miles / 136 kilometers / 74 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Durban (DUR) is 94 miles / 152 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

Richards Bay Airport – King Shaka International Airport

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Distance from Richards Bay to Durban

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 84.691 miles
  • 136.296 kilometers
  • 73.594 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
  • 84.749 miles
  • 136.391 kilometers
  • 73.645 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 Durban?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to King Shaka International Airport is 39 minutes.

What is the time difference between Richards Bay and Durban?

There is no time difference between Richards Bay and Durban.

Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and King Shaka International Airport (DUR)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Durban generates about 37 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 37 kilograms equals 83 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 Durban

Shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and King Shaka International Airport (DUR).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination King Shaka International Airport
City: Durban
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: DUR
ICAO Code: FALE
Coordinates: 29°37′0″S, 31°6′29″E