# How far is Taupo from Kaitaia?

The distance between Kaitaia (Kaitaia Airport) and Taupo (Taupo Airport) is 297 miles / 478 kilometers / 258 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kaitaia (KAT) to Taupo (TUO) is 370 miles / 596 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 5 minutes.

297
Miles
478
Kilometers
258
Nautical miles
1 h 3 min

## Distance from Kaitaia to Taupo

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 296.711 miles
• 477.511 kilometers
• 257.835 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
• 296.950 miles
• 477.895 kilometers
• 258.043 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 Taupo?

The estimated flight time from Kaitaia Airport to Taupo Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kaitaia Airport (KAT) and Taupo Airport (TUO)

On average, flying from Kaitaia to Taupo generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 69 kilograms equals 151 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 Taupo

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kaitaia Airport (KAT) and Taupo Airport (TUO).

## 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 Taupo Airport
City: Taupo
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TUO
ICAO Code: NZAP
Coordinates: 38°44′22″S, 176°5′2″E