Distance between Weipa (WEI) and Elcho Island (ELC)

Flight distance from Weipa to Elcho Island (Weipa Airport – Elcho Island Airport) is 432 miles / 695 kilometers / 375 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Weipa (WEI) to Elcho Island (ELC) is 2050 miles / 3299 kilometers and travel time by car is about 61 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Weipa to Elcho Island.

Shortest flight path between Weipa Airport (WEI) and Elcho Island Airport (ELC).

How far is Elcho Island from Weipa?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Weipa and Elcho Island. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 431.779 miles
• 694.881 kilometers
• 375.206 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
• 431.261 miles
• 694.048 kilometers
• 374.756 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 Weipa Airport
City: Weipa
Country: Australia
IATA Code: WEI
ICAO Code: YBWP
Coordinates: 12°40′42″S, 141°55′30″E

B Elcho Island Airport
City: Elcho Island
Country: Australia
IATA Code: ELC
ICAO Code: YELD
Coordinates: 12°1′9″S, 135°34′15″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Weipa and Elcho Island is 30 minutes. Elcho Island is 30 minutes behind Weipa.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 89 kg (195 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Weipa (WEI) → Elcho Island (ELC).

Distance:
432
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
432

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