# How far is Oamaru from Wanganui?

The distance between Wanganui (Whanganui Airport) and Oamaru (Oamaru Airport) is 400 miles / 644 kilometers / 348 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Wanganui (WAG) to Oamaru (OAM) is 533 miles / 857 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 17 hours 0 minutes.

400
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348
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1 h 15 min

## Distance from Wanganui to Oamaru

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Wanganui to Oamaru. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 399.978 miles
• 643.702 kilometers
• 347.571 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
• 400.014 miles
• 643.760 kilometers
• 347.603 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 Wanganui to Oamaru?

The estimated flight time from Whanganui Airport to Oamaru Airport is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Oamaru Airport (OAM)

On average, flying from Wanganui to Oamaru generates about 84 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 84 kilograms equals 185 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Wanganui to Oamaru

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Oamaru Airport (OAM).

## Airport information

Origin Whanganui Airport
City: Wanganui
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WAG
ICAO Code: NZWU
Coordinates: 39°57′43″S, 175°1′29″E
Destination Oamaru Airport
City: Oamaru
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: OAM
ICAO Code: NZOU
Coordinates: 44°58′12″S, 171°4′55″E