# How far is Wellington from Whakatane?

The distance between Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) and Wellington (Wellington International Airport) is 261 miles / 419 kilometers / 226 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Wellington (WLG) is 336 miles / 540 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 36 minutes.

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## Distance from Whakatane to Wellington

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 260.542 miles
• 419.302 kilometers
• 226.405 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
• 260.742 miles
• 419.624 kilometers
• 226.579 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 Wellington?

The estimated flight time from Whakatane Airport to Wellington International Airport is 59 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Wellington International Airport (WLG)

On average, flying from Whakatane to Wellington generates about 63 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 63 kilograms equals 140 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 Wellington

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Wellington International Airport (WLG).

## 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 Wellington International Airport
City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WLG
ICAO Code: NZWN
Coordinates: 41°19′37″S, 174°48′17″E