# How far is Richards Bay from Upington?

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

The driving distance from Upington (UTN) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 853 miles / 1373 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 43 minutes.

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## Distance from Upington to Richards Bay

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Upington to Richards Bay. 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 Upington to Richards Bay?

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

## What is the time difference between Upington and Richards Bay?

There is no time difference between Upington and Richards Bay.

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

On average, flying from Upington to Richards Bay 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 Upington to Richards Bay

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

## Airport information

Origin Upington Airport
City: Upington
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: UTN
ICAO Code: FAUP
Coordinates: 28°23′56″S, 21°15′36″E
Destination Richards Bay Airport
City: Richards Bay
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E