# How far is Tauranga from Whangarei?

The distance between Whangarei (Whangarei Airport) and Tauranga (Tauranga Airport) is 166 miles / 267 kilometers / 144 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Whangarei (WRE) to Tauranga (TRG) is 229 miles / 369 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 9 minutes.

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## Distance from Whangarei to Tauranga

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Whangarei to Tauranga. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 166.006 miles
• 267.161 kilometers
• 144.255 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
• 166.071 miles
• 267.265 kilometers
• 144.312 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 Whangarei to Tauranga?

The estimated flight time from Whangarei Airport to Tauranga Airport is 48 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Whangarei and Tauranga?

There is no time difference between Whangarei and Tauranga.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whangarei Airport (WRE) and Tauranga Airport (TRG)

On average, flying from Whangarei to Tauranga generates about 49 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 49 kilograms equals 109 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Whangarei to Tauranga

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whangarei Airport (WRE) and Tauranga Airport (TRG).

## Airport information

Origin Whangarei Airport
City: Whangarei
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WRE
ICAO Code: NZWR
Coordinates: 35°46′5″S, 174°21′54″E
Destination Tauranga Airport
City: Tauranga
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TRG
ICAO Code: NZTG
Coordinates: 37°40′18″S, 176°11′45″E