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Distance between Whakatane (WHK) and Queenstown (ZQN)

Flight distance from Whakatane to Queenstown (Whakatane Airport – Queenstown Airport) is 648 miles / 1042 kilometers / 563 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Queenstown (ZQN) is 900 miles / 1449 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN).

How far is Queenstown from Whakatane?

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

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).

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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Whakatane and Queenstown.

Time Difference

Whakatane

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Queenstown

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (261 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whakatane (WHK) → Queenstown (ZQN).

Distance:
648
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
648

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