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Distance between Auckland (AKL) and Wanaka (WKA)

Flight distance from Auckland to Wanaka (Auckland Airport – Wanaka Airport) is 606 miles / 975 kilometers / 527 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Auckland (AKL) to Wanaka (WKA) is 925 miles / 1488 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Auckland to Wanaka.

Shortest flight path between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Wanaka Airport (WKA).

How far is Wanaka from Auckland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Auckland and Wanaka. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 606.065 miles
  • 975.366 kilometers
  • 526.656 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
  • 606.317 miles
  • 975.772 kilometers
  • 526.875 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).

Airport information


A Auckland Airport
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: AKL
ICAO Code: NZAA
Coordinates: 37°0′29″S, 174°47′31″E

B Wanaka Airport
City: Wanaka
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WKA
ICAO Code: NZWF
Coordinates: 44°43′19″S, 169°14′45″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Auckland and Wanaka.

Time Difference

Auckland

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Wanaka

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (250 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Auckland (AKL) → Wanaka (WKA).

Distance:
606
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
606

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