# How far is Queenstown from Auckland?

The distance between Auckland (Auckland Airport) and Queenstown (Queenstown Airport) is 637 miles / 1025 kilometers / 553 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Auckland (AKL) to Queenstown (ZQN) is 953 miles / 1533 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 25 hours 40 minutes.

637
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1025
Kilometers
553
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1 h 42 min
117 kg

## Distance from Auckland to Queenstown

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Auckland to Queenstown. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 636.607 miles
• 1024.519 kilometers
• 553.196 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 636.816 miles
• 1024.856 kilometers
• 553.378 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 Auckland to Queenstown?

The estimated flight time from Auckland Airport to Queenstown Airport is 1 hour and 42 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

On average, flying from Auckland to Queenstown generates about 117 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 117 kilograms equals 258 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Auckland to Queenstown

See the map of the shortest flight path between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN).

## Airport information

Origin Auckland Airport
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: AKL
ICAO Code: NZAA
Coordinates: 37°0′29″S, 174°47′31″E
Destination Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E