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How far is Nelspruit from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Nelspruit (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport) is 239 miles / 385 kilometers / 208 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Nelspruit (MQP) is 314 miles / 505 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 19 minutes.

Richards Bay Airport – Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

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Distance from Richards Bay to Nelspruit

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 239.047 miles
  • 384.708 kilometers
  • 207.726 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
  • 239.807 miles
  • 385.931 kilometers
  • 208.386 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 Nelspruit?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport is 57 minutes.

What is the time difference between Richards Bay and Nelspruit?

There is no time difference between Richards Bay and Nelspruit.

Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Nelspruit generates about 60 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 60 kilograms equals 133 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 Nelspruit

Shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP).

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 Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
City: Nelspruit
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: MQP
ICAO Code: FAKN
Coordinates: 25°22′59″S, 31°6′20″E