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Distance between Hibbing, MN (HIB) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Flight distance from Hibbing to Wales (Hibbing Range Regional Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 2921 miles / 4700 kilometers / 2538 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Hibbing (HIB) to Wales (WAA) is 3860 miles / 6212 kilometers and travel time by car is about 155 hours 33 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Hibbing to Wales.

Shortest flight path between Hibbing Range Regional Airport (HIB) and Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA).

How far is Wales from Hibbing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Hibbing and Wales. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2920.748 miles
  • 4700.488 kilometers
  • 2538.060 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
  • 2911.954 miles
  • 4686.336 kilometers
  • 2530.419 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 Hibbing Range Regional Airport
City: Hibbing, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HIB
ICAO Code: KHIB
Coordinates: 47°23′11″N, 92°50′20″W

B Wales Airport (Alaska)
City: Wales, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: WAA
ICAO Code: PAIW
Coordinates: 65°37′21″N, 168°5′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Hibbing and Wales is 3 hours. Wales is 3 hours behind Hibbing.

Time Difference

Hibbing, MN

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Wales, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 325 kg (716 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Hibbing (HIB) → Wales (WAA).

Distance:
2921
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2921

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