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Distance between Whakatane (WHK) and Wanaka (WKA)

Flight distance from Whakatane to Wanaka (Whakatane Airport – Wanaka Airport) is 615 miles / 990 kilometers / 535 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Wanaka (WKA) is 863 miles / 1389 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 42 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Whakatane to Wanaka.

Shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Wanaka Airport (WKA).

How far is Wanaka from Whakatane?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Whakatane and Wanaka. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E

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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Whakatane and Wanaka.

Time Difference

Whakatane

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Wanaka

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 115 kg (253 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whakatane (WHK) → Wanaka (WKA).

Distance:
615
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
615

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