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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Wales (Palm Beach International Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 4501 miles / 7244 kilometers / 3912 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Wales (WAA) is 5651 miles / 9094 kilometers and travel time by car is about 185 hours 51 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Wales.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA).

How far is Wales from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4501.376 miles
  • 7244.262 kilometers
  • 3911.588 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
  • 4494.225 miles
  • 7232.754 kilometers
  • 3905.374 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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 West Palm Beach and Wales is 4 hours. Wales is 4 hours behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Wales, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 520 kg (1 146 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Wales (WAA).

Distance:
4501
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4501

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