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How far is Johannesburg from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Johannesburg (Rand Airport) is 297 miles / 478 kilometers / 258 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Johannesburg (QRA) is 368 miles / 592 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 10 minutes.

Richards Bay Airport – Rand Airport

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Distance from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 296.869 miles
  • 477.764 kilometers
  • 257.972 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
  • 296.854 miles
  • 477.740 kilometers
  • 257.959 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 Johannesburg?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Rand Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

What is the time difference between Richards Bay and Johannesburg?

There is no time difference between Richards Bay and Johannesburg.

Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Rand Airport (QRA)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Johannesburg generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 69 kilograms equals 151 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 Johannesburg

Shortest flight path between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Rand Airport (QRA).

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 Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E