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Distance between Windhoek (WDH) and Cape Town (CPT)

Flight distance from Windhoek to Cape Town (Hosea Kutako International Airport – Cape Town International Airport) is 794 miles / 1278 kilometers / 690 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Windhoek (WDH) to Cape Town (CPT) is 946 miles / 1522 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 16 minutes.

Windhoek – Cape Town

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794
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1278
Kilometers
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690
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How far is Cape Town from Windhoek?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 793.874 miles
  • 1277.616 kilometers
  • 689.858 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
  • 796.493 miles
  • 1281.831 kilometers
  • 692.134 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Hosea Kutako International Airport to Cape Town International Airport is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Windhoek and Cape Town.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Windhoek to Cape Town generates about 134 kg of CO2 per passenger, 134 kilograms is equal to 296 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

Airport information

Origin Hosea Kutako International Airport
City: Windhoek
Country: Namibia Flag of Namibia
IATA Code: WDH
ICAO Code: FYWH
Coordinates: 22°28′47″S, 17°28′15″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

Airlines flying from Windhoek (WDH) to Cape Town (CPT)

Air Namibia
South African Airways