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Distance between Richards Bay (RCB) and Port Elizabeth (PLZ)

Flight distance from Richards Bay to Port Elizabeth (Richards Bay Airport – Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport) is 526 miles / 847 kilometers / 457 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) is 677 miles / 1090 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 6 minutes.

Richards Bay – Port Elizabeth

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526
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847
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457
Nautical miles

How far is Port Elizabeth from Richards Bay?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 526.100 miles
  • 846.675 kilometers
  • 457.168 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 526.252 miles
  • 846.921 kilometers
  • 457.301 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 Port Elizabeth?

Estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport is 1 hour 29 minutes.

What is the time difference between Richards Bay and Port Elizabeth?

There is no time difference between Richards Bay and Port Elizabeth.

Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ)

On average flying from Richards Bay to Port Elizabeth generates about 102 kg of CO2 per passenger, 102 kilograms is equal to 226 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 Port Elizabeth

Shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ).

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 Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport
City: Port Elizabeth
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: PLZ
ICAO Code: FAPE
Coordinates: 33°59′5″S, 25°37′2″E