# How far is Wanaka from Whakatane?

The distance between Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) and Wanaka (Wanaka Airport) is 615 miles / 990 kilometers / 535 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Wanaka (WKA) is 856 miles / 1378 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 23 hours 52 minutes.

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## Distance from Whakatane to Wanaka

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 615.409 miles
• 990.405 kilometers
• 534.776 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
• 615.182 miles
• 990.039 kilometers
• 534.579 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 Wanaka?

The estimated flight time from Whakatane Airport to Wanaka Airport is 1 hour and 39 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Wanaka Airport (WKA)

On average, flying from Whakatane to Wanaka generates about 115 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 115 kilograms equals 253 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 Wanaka

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Wanaka Airport (WKA).

## 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 Wanaka Airport
City: Wanaka
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WKA
ICAO Code: NZWF
Coordinates: 44°43′19″S, 169°14′45″E