# How far is Oamaru from Whakatane?

The distance between Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) and Oamaru (Oamaru Airport) is 573 miles / 922 kilometers / 498 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Oamaru (OAM) is 743 miles / 1195 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 21 hours 41 minutes.

573
Miles
922
Kilometers
498
Nautical miles
1 h 35 min
109 kg

## Distance from Whakatane to Oamaru

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 572.673 miles
• 921.628 kilometers
• 497.639 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
• 572.755 miles
• 921.760 kilometers
• 497.711 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 Whakatane to Oamaru?

The estimated flight time from Whakatane Airport to Oamaru Airport is 1 hour and 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Oamaru Airport (OAM)

On average, flying from Whakatane to Oamaru generates about 109 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 109 kilograms equals 241 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Whakatane to Oamaru

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Oamaru Airport (OAM).

## Airport information

Origin Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E
Destination Oamaru Airport
City: Oamaru
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: OAM
ICAO Code: NZOU
Coordinates: 44°58′12″S, 171°4′55″E