# How far is Queenstown from Whakatane?

The distance between Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) and Queenstown (Queenstown Airport) is 648 miles / 1042 kilometers / 563 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Queenstown (ZQN) is 894 miles / 1439 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 24 hours 41 minutes.

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1042
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563
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1 h 43 min
119 kg

## Distance from Whakatane to Queenstown

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 647.505 miles
• 1042.058 kilometers
• 562.666 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
• 647.232 miles
• 1041.618 kilometers
• 562.429 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 Queenstown?

The estimated flight time from Whakatane Airport to Queenstown Airport is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

On average, flying from Whakatane to Queenstown generates about 119 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 119 kilograms equals 261 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 Queenstown

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN).

## 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 Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E