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Distance between Weipa (WEI) and Lightning Ridge (LHG)

Flight distance from Weipa to Lightning Ridge (Weipa Airport – Lightning Ridge Airport) is 1218 miles / 1960 kilometers / 1059 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Weipa (WEI) to Lightning Ridge (LHG) is 1584 miles / 2550 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Weipa to Lightning Ridge.

Shortest flight path between Weipa Airport (WEI) and Lightning Ridge Airport (LHG).

How far is Lightning Ridge from Weipa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1218.192 miles
  • 1960.489 kilometers
  • 1058.579 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
  • 1222.655 miles
  • 1967.672 kilometers
  • 1062.458 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 Flag of Australia
IATA Code: WEI
ICAO Code: YBWP
Coordinates: 12°40′42″S, 141°55′30″E

B Lightning Ridge Airport
City: Lightning Ridge
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: LHG
ICAO Code: YLRD
Coordinates: 29°27′24″S, 147°59′2″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Weipa and Lightning Ridge is 1 hour. Lightning Ridge is 1 hour ahead of Weipa.

Time Difference

Weipa

 AEST

Lightning Ridge

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (358 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Weipa (WEI) → Lightning Ridge (LHG).

Distance:
1218
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1218

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