About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Mafeteng Airport (MFC), Mafeteng, Lesotho and King Shaka International (DUR), Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa would travel a Great Circle distance of 232 miles (or 374 kilometers).

A Great Circle is the shortest distance between 2 points on a sphere. Because most world maps are flat (but the Earth is round), the route of the shortest distance between 2 points on the Earth will often appear curved when viewed on a flat map, especially for long distances. If you were to simply draw a straight line on a flat map and measure a very long distance, it would likely be much further than if you were to lay a string between those two points on a globe. Because of the relatively short distance between Mafeteng Airport and King Shaka International, the route shown on this map most likely still appears to be a straight line.

Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MFC / FXMF
Airport Name: Mafeteng Airport
Location: Mafeteng, Lesotho
GPS Coordinates: 29°48'2"S by 27°14'35"E
Area Served: Mafeteng
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 5350 feet (1,631 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DUR / FALE
Airport Name: King Shaka International
Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 29°37'0"S by 31°6'29"E
Area Served: Durban, South Africa
Operator/Owner: Dube Tradeport Company
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 295 feet (90 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Mafeteng Airport (MFC):

  • Mafeteng Airport (MFC) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Mafeteng Airport (MFC) is Kalaupapa Airport (LUP), which is located 11,788 miles (18,971 kilometers) away in Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United States.
  • Because of Mafeteng Airport's high elevation of 5,350 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at MFC. Combined with a high temperature, this could make MFC a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The closest airport to Mafeteng Airport (MFC) is Moshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU), which is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) NE of MFC.

Facts about King Shaka International (DUR):

  • On 27 January 2014 the worlds largest passenger aircraft, an Airbus A380-800 of British Airways landed at KSIA becoming the first A380 to do so.
  • The cargo terminal is located to the north of the passenger terminal, and is in the approximate centre of the airport precinct.
  • Neighbouring communities are Tongaat to the north-west, Verulam to the south-west, and Umdloti to the south-east.
  • Because of King Shaka International's relatively low elevation of 295 feet, planes can take off or land at King Shaka International at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to King Shaka International (DUR) is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB), which is located 43 miles (69 kilometers) W of DUR.
  • King Shaka International (DUR) currently has only 1 runway.
  • It is unclear what the fate of the existing Durban International Airport will be now that KSIA is complete.
  • The furthest airport from King Shaka International (DUR) is Hana Airport (HNM), which is located 11,682 miles (18,801 kilometers) away in Hana, Hawaii, United States.

Map of Nearest Airports to Mafeteng Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Mafeteng Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
129.87 miles (48.07 km) NEMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map Set MSU as origin Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport
249.02 miles (78.90 km) ESemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as origin Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
366.86 miles (107.59 km) ELesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map Set LES as origin Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
474.70 miles (120.22 km) NWBloemfontein International Airport (BFN)Bloemfontein, Free State, South AfricaView Bloemfontein International Airport on a map Set BFN as origin Airport Set BFN as destination Airport Get more information about Bloemfontein International Airport
581.50 miles (131.17 km) NELeribe Airport (LRB)Leribe, LesothoView Leribe Airport on a map Set LRB as origin Airport Set LRB as destination Airport Get more information about Leribe Airport
684.86 miles (136.57 km) ELebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map Set LEF as origin Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
7115.67 miles (186.15 km) ENEMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as origin Airport Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport
8147.60 miles (237.54 km) SEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as origin Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
9164.58 miles (264.87 km) WNWKimberley Airport (KIM)Kimberley, South AfricaView Kimberley Airport on a map Set KIM as origin Airport Set KIM as destination Airport Get more information about Kimberley Airport
10173.30 miles (278.90 km) ENELadysmith Airport (LAY)Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Ladysmith Airport on a map Set LAY as origin Airport Set LAY as destination Airport Get more information about Ladysmith Airport
11189.60 miles (305.13 km) EPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as origin Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
12198.79 miles (319.92 km) ESEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as origin Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
13226.04 miles (363.78 km) SEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as origin Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
14232.28 miles (373.82 km) EKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map Set DUR as origin Airport Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
15238.00 miles (383.02 km) NNEHeidelberg Airport (HDB)Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Heidelberg Airport on a map Set HDB as origin Airport Set HDB as destination Airport Get more information about Heidelberg Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Mafeteng Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Mafeteng Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,787.83 miles (18,970.63 km) NNEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map Set LUP as origin Airport Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
211,782.27 miles (18,961.68 km) NNEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map Set HNM as origin Airport Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
311,781.01 miles (18,959.64 km) NNEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map Set MKK as origin Airport Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
411,780.47 miles (18,958.78 km) NNEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map Set OGG as origin Airport Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
511,779.20 miles (18,956.74 km) NNEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map Set JHM as origin Airport Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
611,775.68 miles (18,951.08 km) NNEDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map Set HDH as origin Airport Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
711,774.90 miles (18,949.83 km) NNEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map Set HHI as origin Airport Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
811,768.35 miles (18,939.28 km) NNEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map Set HNL as origin Airport Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
911,768.35 miles (18,939.28 km) NNEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map Set HIK as origin Airport Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1011,768.07 miles (18,938.83 km) NEPrinceville Airport (HPV)Hanalei, Hawaii, United StatesView Princeville Airport on a map Set HPV as origin Airport Set HPV as destination Airport Get more information about Princeville Airport
1111,763.19 miles (18,930.97 km) NNEKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map Set NAX as origin Airport Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport
1211,761.21 miles (18,927.78 km) NNELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map Set LNY as origin Airport Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
1311,759.15 miles (18,924.47 km) NELihue Airport (LIH)Lihue, Hawaii, United StatesView Lihue Airport on a map Set LIH as origin Airport Set LIH as destination Airport Get more information about Lihue Airport
1411,750.01 miles (18,909.77 km) NNEUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map Set UPP as origin Airport Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
1511,744.75 miles (18,901.30 km) NEPort Allen Airport (PAK)Hanapepe, Hawaii, United StatesView Port Allen Airport on a map Set PAK as origin Airport Set PAK as destination Airport Get more information about Port Allen Airport

Map of Nearest Airports to King Shaka International:

List of Nearest Airports to King Shaka International:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
142.69 miles (68.70 km) WPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as destination Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
284.75 miles (136.40 km) NERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map Set RCB as destination Airport Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
397.26 miles (156.52 km) SSWMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
4108.73 miles (174.98 km) NWLadysmith Airport (LAY)Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Ladysmith Airport on a map Set LAY as destination Airport Set LAY as destination Airport Get more information about Ladysmith Airport
5124.64 miles (200.58 km) WMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as destination Airport Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport
6131.67 miles (211.91 km) NNEHluhluwe Airport (HLW)Hluhluwe, South AfricaView Hluhluwe Airport on a map Set HLW as destination Airport Set HLW as destination Airport Get more information about Hluhluwe Airport
7148.34 miles (238.73 km) WLebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map Set LEF as destination Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
8165.42 miles (266.22 km) WLesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map Set LES as destination Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
9183.53 miles (295.37 km) WSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as destination Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
10191.57 miles (308.31 km) WNWLeribe Airport (LRB)Leribe, LesothoView Leribe Airport on a map Set LRB as destination Airport Set LRB as destination Airport Get more information about Leribe Airport
11196.76 miles (316.66 km) SWMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
12213.69 miles (343.90 km) NMatsapha Airport (MTS)Manzini, SwazilandView Matsapha Airport on a map Set MTS as destination Airport Set MTS as destination Airport Get more information about Matsapha Airport
13214.01 miles (344.41 km) WMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map Set MSU as destination Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport
14232.28 miles (373.82 km) WMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map Set MFC as destination Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
15270.59 miles (435.46 km) NNEMaputo International Airport (MPM)Maputo, MozambiqueView Maputo International Airport on a map Set MPM as destination Airport Set MPM as destination Airport Get more information about Maputo International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from King Shaka International:

List of Furthest Airports from King Shaka International:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,682.45 miles (18,801.04 km) NEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map Set HNM as destination Airport Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
211,672.61 miles (18,785.19 km) NEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map Set OGG as destination Airport Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
311,668.14 miles (18,778.00 km) NEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map Set LUP as destination Airport Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
411,666.75 miles (18,775.76 km) NEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map Set JHM as destination Airport Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
511,660.00 miles (18,764.91 km) NEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map Set MKK as destination Airport Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
611,657.49 miles (18,760.87 km) NEUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map Set UPP as destination Airport Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
711,651.72 miles (18,751.58 km) NNEHilo International Airport (ITO)Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesView Hilo International Airport on a map Set ITO as destination Airport Set ITO as destination Airport Get more information about Hilo International Airport
811,648.60 miles (18,746.56 km) NEWaimea-Kohala Airport (MUE)Kamuela, Hawaii, United StatesView Waimea-Kohala Airport on a map Set MUE as destination Airport Set MUE as destination Airport Get more information about Waimea-Kohala Airport
911,646.05 miles (18,742.46 km) NELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map Set LNY as destination Airport Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
1011,637.42 miles (18,728.56 km) NEPōhakuloa Training Area (BSF)Camp Pohakuloa, Hawaii, United StatesView Pōhakuloa Training Area on a map Set BSF as destination Airport Set BSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pōhakuloa Training Area
1111,636.90 miles (18,727.73 km) NEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map Set HHI as destination Airport Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
1211,634.60 miles (18,724.02 km) NEDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map Set HDH as destination Airport Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
1311,633.67 miles (18,722.53 km) NEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map Set HNL as destination Airport Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
1411,633.67 miles (18,722.53 km) NEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map Set HIK as destination Airport Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1511,626.63 miles (18,711.20 km) NEKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map Set NAX as destination Airport Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport