# Distance between Whakatane (WHK) and Kaitaia (KAT)

Flight distance from Whakatane to Kaitaia (Whakatane Airport – Kaitaia Airport) is 282 miles / 454 kilometers / 245 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Kaitaia (KAT) is 390 miles / 627 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Whakatane to Kaitaia.

Shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Kaitaia Airport (KAT).

## How far is Kaitaia from Whakatane?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Whakatane and Kaitaia. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 281.826 miles
• 453.555 kilometers
• 244.900 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
• 281.774 miles
• 453.471 kilometers
• 244.855 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 Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E

B Kaitaia Airport
City: Kaitaia
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: KAT
ICAO Code: NZKT
Coordinates: 35°4′11″S, 173°17′6″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Whakatane and Kaitaia.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (147 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whakatane (WHK) → Kaitaia (KAT).

Distance:
282
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
282

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