# Distance between Whyalla (WYA) and Elcho Island (ELC)

Flight distance from Whyalla to Elcho Island (Whyalla Airport – Elcho Island Airport) is 1453 miles / 2338 kilometers / 1263 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Whyalla (WYA) to Elcho Island (ELC) is 1984 miles / 3193 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 30 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Whyalla to Elcho Island.

Shortest flight path between Whyalla Airport (WYA) and Elcho Island Airport (ELC).

## How far is Elcho Island from Whyalla?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Whyalla and Elcho Island. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1453.052 miles
• 2338.460 kilometers
• 1262.668 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
• 1458.879 miles
• 2347.838 kilometers
• 1267.731 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 Whyalla Airport
City: Whyalla
Country: Australia
IATA Code: WYA
ICAO Code: YWHA
Coordinates: 33°3′32″S, 137°30′50″E

B Elcho Island Airport
City: Elcho Island
Country: Australia
IATA Code: ELC
ICAO Code: YELD
Coordinates: 12°1′9″S, 135°34′15″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Whyalla and Elcho Island is 1 hour. Elcho Island is 1 hour behind Whyalla.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 177 kg (389 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whyalla (WYA) → Elcho Island (ELC).

Distance:
1453
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1453

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