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How far is Cape Town from Umtata?

Distance between Umtata (Mthatha Airport) and Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) is 609 miles / 981 kilometers / 530 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Umtata (UTT) to Cape Town (CPT) is 741 miles / 1193 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 13 minutes.

Mthatha Airport – Cape Town International Airport

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Distance from Umtata to Cape Town

There are several ways to calculate distance from Umtata to Cape Town. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 609.391 miles
  • 980.720 kilometers
  • 529.547 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
  • 608.330 miles
  • 979.013 kilometers
  • 528.625 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 Umtata to Cape Town?

Estimated flight time from Mthatha Airport to Cape Town International Airport is 1 hour 39 minutes.

What is the time difference between Umtata and Cape Town?

There is no time difference between Umtata and Cape Town.

Flight carbon footprint between Mthatha Airport (UTT) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

On average flying from Umtata to Cape Town generates about 114 kg of CO2 per passenger, 114 kilograms is equal to 251 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Umtata to Cape Town

Shortest flight path between Mthatha Airport (UTT) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

Airport information

Origin Mthatha Airport
City: Umtata
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: UTT
ICAO Code: FAUT
Coordinates: 31°32′52″S, 28°40′27″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