# How far is Rotorua from Kaitaia?

The distance between Kaitaia (Kaitaia Airport) and Rotorua (Rotorua Airport) is 269 miles / 433 kilometers / 234 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kaitaia (KAT) to Rotorua (ROT) is 341 miles / 548 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 36 minutes.

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## Distance from Kaitaia to Rotorua

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Kaitaia to Rotorua. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 268.926 miles
• 432.794 kilometers
• 233.690 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
• 269.014 miles
• 432.936 kilometers
• 233.767 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 Kaitaia to Rotorua?

The estimated flight time from Kaitaia Airport to Rotorua Airport is 1 hour and 0 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kaitaia Airport (KAT) and Rotorua Airport (ROT)

On average, flying from Kaitaia to Rotorua generates about 65 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 65 kilograms equals 142 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kaitaia to Rotorua

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kaitaia Airport (KAT) and Rotorua Airport (ROT).

## Airport information

Origin Kaitaia Airport
City: Kaitaia
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: KAT
ICAO Code: NZKT
Coordinates: 35°4′11″S, 173°17′6″E
Destination Rotorua Airport
City: Rotorua
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ROT
ICAO Code: NZRO
Coordinates: 38°6′33″S, 176°19′1″E