# Distance between Weipa (WEI) and McArthur River (MCV)

Flight distance from Weipa to McArthur River (Weipa Airport – McArthur River Mine Airport) is 469 miles / 755 kilometers / 407 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Weipa (WEI) to McArthur River (MCV) is 1015 miles / 1633 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 46 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Weipa to McArthur River.

Shortest flight path between Weipa Airport (WEI) and McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV).

## How far is McArthur River from Weipa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 468.908 miles
• 754.634 kilometers
• 407.470 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
• 469.186 miles
• 755.082 kilometers
• 407.712 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 McArthur River Mine Airport
City: McArthur River
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MCV
ICAO Code: YMHU
Coordinates: 16°26′32″S, 136°5′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Weipa and McArthur River is 30 minutes. McArthur River is 30 minutes behind Weipa.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 94 kg (207 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Weipa (WEI) → McArthur River (MCV).

Distance:
469
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
469

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