# Distance between Whakatane (WHK) and Taupo (TUO)

Flight distance from Whakatane to Taupo (Whakatane Airport – Taupo Airport) is 72 miles / 116 kilometers / 63 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Taupo (TUO) is 105 miles / 169 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Taupo Airport (TUO).

## How far is Taupo from Whakatane?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 72.286 miles
• 116.333 kilometers
• 62.815 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
• 72.295 miles
• 116.348 kilometers
• 62.823 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 Taupo Airport
City: Taupo
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TUO
ICAO Code: NZAP
Coordinates: 38°44′22″S, 176°5′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Whakatane and Taupo.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 36 kg (79 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whakatane (WHK) → Taupo (TUO).

Distance:
72
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
72

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