How far is Phalaborwa from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Phalaborwa (Hendrik Van Eck Airport) is 336 miles / 540 kilometers / 292 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Phalaborwa (PHW) is 447 miles / 719 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 10 hours 50 minutes.

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540
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Nautical miles
1 h 8 min

Distance from Richards Bay to Phalaborwa

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 335.773 miles
• 540.374 kilometers
• 291.779 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
• 336.935 miles
• 542.245 kilometers
• 292.789 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 Phalaborwa?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Hendrik Van Eck Airport is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Hendrik Van Eck Airport (PHW)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Phalaborwa generates about 74 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 74 kilograms equals 164 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 Phalaborwa

See the map of the shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Hendrik Van Eck Airport (PHW).

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 Hendrik Van Eck Airport
City: Phalaborwa
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: PHW
ICAO Code: FAPH
Coordinates: 23°56′13″S, 31°9′19″E