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Distance between Windhoek (WDH) and Johannesburg (QRA)

Flight distance from Windhoek to Johannesburg (Hosea Kutako International Airport – Rand Airport) is 721 miles / 1161 kilometers / 627 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Windhoek (WDH) to Johannesburg (QRA) is 861 miles / 1386 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 13 minutes.

Windhoek – Johannesburg

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721
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1161
Kilometers
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627
Nautical miles

How far is Johannesburg from Windhoek?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 721.112 miles
  • 1160.517 kilometers
  • 626.629 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
  • 720.416 miles
  • 1159.397 kilometers
  • 626.024 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 Windhoek to Johannesburg?

Estimated flight time from Hosea Kutako International Airport to Rand Airport is 1 hour 51 minutes.

What is the time difference between Windhoek and Johannesburg?

There is no time difference between Windhoek and Johannesburg.

Flight carbon footprint between Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) and Rand Airport (QRA)

On average flying from Windhoek to Johannesburg generates about 127 kg of CO2 per passenger, 127 kilograms is equal to 280 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 Johannesburg

Shortest flight path between Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) and Rand Airport (QRA).

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 Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E