# How far is Maseru from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Maseru (Moshoeshoe I International Airport) is 279 miles / 449 kilometers / 242 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Maseru (MSU) is 486 miles / 782 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 18 minutes.

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## Distance from Richards Bay to Maseru

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 279.021 miles
• 449.041 kilometers
• 242.463 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
• 278.534 miles
• 448.257 kilometers
• 242.040 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 Maseru?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Moshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Maseru generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 66 kilograms equals 146 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 Maseru

See the map of the shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Moshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU).

## 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 Moshoeshoe I International Airport
City: Maseru
Country: Lesotho
IATA Code: MSU
ICAO Code: FXMM
Coordinates: 29°27′44″S, 27°33′8″E