How far is Whakatane from Wanganui?

The distance between Wanganui (Whanganui Airport) and Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) is 174 miles / 280 kilometers / 151 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Wanganui (WAG) to Whakatane (WHK) is 240 miles / 387 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 30 minutes.

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Distance from Wanganui to Whakatane

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 173.741 miles
• 279.609 kilometers
• 150.977 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
• 173.782 miles
• 279.674 kilometers
• 151.012 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 Whakatane?

The estimated flight time from Whanganui Airport to Whakatane Airport is 49 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Whakatane Airport (WHK)

On average, flying from Wanganui to Whakatane generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 112 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 Whakatane

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Whakatane Airport (WHK).

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 Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E