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How far is Richards Bay from Umtata?

Distance between Umtata (Mthatha Airport) and Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) is 281 miles / 453 kilometers / 245 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Umtata (UTT) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 383 miles / 616 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 10 minutes.

Mthatha Airport – Richards Bay Airport

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281
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Distance from Umtata to Richards Bay

There are several ways to calculate distance from Umtata to Richards Bay. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 281.476 miles
  • 452.992 kilometers
  • 244.596 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
  • 281.593 miles
  • 453.180 kilometers
  • 244.697 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 Richards Bay?

Estimated flight time from Mthatha Airport to Richards Bay Airport is 1 hour 1 minutes.

What is the time difference between Umtata and Richards Bay?

There is no time difference between Umtata and Richards Bay.

Flight carbon footprint between Mthatha Airport (UTT) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average flying from Umtata to Richards Bay generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, 66 kilograms is equal to 146 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 Richards Bay

Shortest flight path between Mthatha Airport (UTT) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

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 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