# How far is Upington from Richards Bay?

The distance between Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) and Upington (Upington Airport) is 659 miles / 1060 kilometers / 572 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Richards Bay (RCB) to Upington (UTN) is 853 miles / 1373 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 42 minutes.

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## Distance from Richards Bay to Upington

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 658.715 miles
• 1060.099 kilometers
• 572.408 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
• 657.479 miles
• 1058.110 kilometers
• 571.334 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 Upington?

The estimated flight time from Richards Bay Airport to Upington Airport is 1 hour and 44 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Richards Bay Airport (RCB) and Upington Airport (UTN)

On average, flying from Richards Bay to Upington generates about 120 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 120 kilograms equals 264 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 Upington

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

## 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 Upington Airport
City: Upington
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: UTN
ICAO Code: FAUP
Coordinates: 28°23′56″S, 21°15′36″E