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Distance between Moscow (SVO) and Cape Town (CPT)

Flight distance from Moscow to Cape Town (Sheremetyevo International Airport – Cape Town International Airport) is 6291 miles / 10124 kilometers / 5467 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 24 minutes.

Moscow – Cape Town

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6291
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10124
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5467
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How far is Cape Town from Moscow?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6290.969 miles
  • 10124.334 kilometers
  • 5466.703 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
  • 6312.247 miles
  • 10158.576 kilometers
  • 5485.192 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 Moscow to Cape Town?

Estimated flight time from Sheremetyevo International Airport to Cape Town International Airport is 12 hours 24 minutes.

What is the time difference between Moscow and Cape Town?

The time difference between Moscow and Cape Town is 1 hour. Cape Town is 1 hour behind Moscow.
Moscow time to Cape Town time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

On average flying from Moscow to Cape Town generates about 756 kg of CO2 per passenger, 756 kilograms is equal to 1 667 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Moscow to Cape Town

Shortest flight path between Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

Airport information

Origin Sheremetyevo International Airport
City: Moscow
Country: Russia Flag of Russia
IATA Code: SVO
ICAO Code: UUEE
Coordinates: 55°58′21″N, 37°24′52″E
Destination Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E