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How far is Whakatane from Palmerston North?

The distance between Palmerston North (Palmerston North Airport) and Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) is 180 miles / 289 kilometers / 156 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Palmerston North (PMR) to Whakatane (WHK) is 249 miles / 401 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 37 minutes.

Palmerston North Airport – Whakatane Airport

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Distance from Palmerston North to Whakatane

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Palmerston North to Whakatane. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 179.625 miles
  • 289.079 kilometers
  • 156.090 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
  • 179.803 miles
  • 289.365 kilometers
  • 156.244 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 Palmerston North to Whakatane?

The estimated flight time from Palmerston North Airport to Whakatane Airport is 50 minutes.

What is the time difference between Palmerston North and Whakatane?

There is no time difference between Palmerston North and Whakatane.

Flight carbon footprint between Palmerston North Airport (PMR) and Whakatane Airport (WHK)

On average, flying from Palmerston North to Whakatane generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 113 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Palmerston North to Whakatane

Shortest flight path between Palmerston North Airport (PMR) and Whakatane Airport (WHK).

Airport information

Origin Palmerston North Airport
City: Palmerston North
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: PMR
ICAO Code: NZPM
Coordinates: 40°19′14″S, 175°37′1″E
Destination Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E