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Distance between Windhoek (WDH) and Swakopmund (SWP)

Flight distance from Windhoek to Swakopmund (Hosea Kutako International Airport – Swakopmund Airport) is 186 miles / 299 kilometers / 162 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Windhoek (WDH) to Swakopmund (SWP) is 249 miles / 401 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 36 minutes.

Windhoek – Swakopmund

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186
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299
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162
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How far is Swakopmund from Windhoek?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 185.920 miles
  • 299.209 kilometers
  • 161.560 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
  • 185.626 miles
  • 298.735 kilometers
  • 161.304 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 Swakopmund Airport is 51 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Windhoek and Swakopmund.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Windhoek to Swakopmund generates about 52 kg of CO2 per passenger, 52 kilograms is equal to 115 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 Swakopmund

Shortest flight path between Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) and Swakopmund Airport (SWP).

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 Swakopmund Airport
City: Swakopmund
Country: Namibia Flag of Namibia
IATA Code: SWP
ICAO Code: FYSM
Coordinates: 22°39′42″S, 14°34′5″E