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How far is Johannesburg from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Johannesburg (Lanseria International Airport) is 321 miles / 516 kilometers / 279 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Johannesburg (HLA) is 399 miles / 642 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 47 minutes.

Richards Bay Airport – Lanseria International Airport

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Distance from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 320.658 miles
  • 516.049 kilometers
  • 278.644 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
  • 320.690 miles
  • 516.101 kilometers
  • 278.672 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 Johannesburg?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Lanseria International Airport is 1 hour and 6 minutes.

What is the time difference between Richards Bay and Johannesburg?

There is no time difference between Richards Bay and Johannesburg.

Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Lanseria International Airport (HLA)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg generates about 72 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 72 kilograms equals 159 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 Johannesburg

Shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Lanseria International Airport (HLA).

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 Lanseria International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: HLA
ICAO Code: FALA
Coordinates: 25°56′18″S, 27°55′33″E