# How far is Wanganui from Whangarei?

The distance between Whangarei (Whangarei Airport) and Wanganui (Whanganui Airport) is 291 miles / 469 kilometers / 253 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Whangarei (WRE) to Wanganui (WAG) is 381 miles / 613 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 18 minutes.

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## Distance from Whangarei to Wanganui

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 291.487 miles
• 469.102 kilometers
• 253.295 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
• 291.996 miles
• 469.922 kilometers
• 253.737 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 Wanganui?

The estimated flight time from Whangarei Airport to Whanganui Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whangarei Airport (WRE) and Whanganui Airport (WAG)

On average, flying from Whangarei to Wanganui generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 68 kilograms equals 150 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 Wanganui

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whangarei Airport (WRE) and Whanganui Airport (WAG).

## 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 Whanganui Airport
City: Wanganui
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WAG
ICAO Code: NZWU
Coordinates: 39°57′43″S, 175°1′29″E