# How far is Rotorua from Whakatane?

The distance between Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) and Rotorua (Rotorua Airport) is 35 miles / 56 kilometers / 30 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Rotorua (ROT) is 48 miles / 77 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 1 hour 12 minutes.

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## Distance from Whakatane to Rotorua

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 35.077 miles
• 56.450 kilometers
• 30.481 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
• 35.013 miles
• 56.348 kilometers
• 30.425 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 Rotorua?

The estimated flight time from Whakatane Airport to Rotorua Airport is 33 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Rotorua Airport (ROT)

On average, flying from Whakatane to Rotorua generates about 30 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 30 kilograms equals 67 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 Rotorua

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Rotorua Airport (ROT).

## 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 Rotorua Airport
City: Rotorua
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ROT
ICAO Code: NZRO
Coordinates: 38°6′33″S, 176°19′1″E