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How far is Hoedspruit from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Hoedspruit (Air Force Base Hoedspruit) is 308 miles / 495 kilometers / 268 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) is 406 miles / 653 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 10 hours 14 minutes.

Richards Bay Airport – Air Force Base Hoedspruit

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Distance from Richards Bay to Hoedspruit

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 307.870 miles
  • 495.469 kilometers
  • 267.532 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
  • 308.904 miles
  • 497.133 kilometers
  • 268.430 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 Hoedspruit?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Air Force Base Hoedspruit is 1 hour and 4 minutes.

What is the time difference between Richards Bay and Hoedspruit?

There is no time difference between Richards Bay and Hoedspruit.

Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Air Force Base Hoedspruit (HDS)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Hoedspruit generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 70 kilograms equals 155 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 Hoedspruit

See the map of the shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Air Force Base Hoedspruit (HDS).

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 Air Force Base Hoedspruit
City: Hoedspruit
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: HDS
ICAO Code: FAHS
Coordinates: 24°22′6″S, 31°2′55″E