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How far is Pietermaritzburg from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Pietermaritzburg (Pietermaritzburg Airport) is 120 miles / 193 kilometers / 104 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) is 153 miles / 247 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 48 minutes.

Richards Bay Airport – Pietermaritzburg Airport

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Distance from Richards Bay to Pietermaritzburg

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 119.927 miles
  • 193.004 kilometers
  • 104.214 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
  • 119.865 miles
  • 192.905 kilometers
  • 104.160 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 Pietermaritzburg?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport is 43 minutes.

What is the time difference between Richards Bay and Pietermaritzburg?

There is no time difference between Richards Bay and Pietermaritzburg.

Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Pietermaritzburg generates about 43 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 43 kilograms equals 94 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 Pietermaritzburg

See the map of the shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB).

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 Pietermaritzburg Airport
City: Pietermaritzburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: PZB
ICAO Code: FAPM
Coordinates: 29°38′56″S, 30°23′55″E