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Distance between Whyalla (WYA) and Lightning Ridge (LHG)

Flight distance from Whyalla to Lightning Ridge (Whyalla Airport – Lightning Ridge Airport) is 667 miles / 1074 kilometers / 580 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Whyalla (WYA) to Lightning Ridge (LHG) is 812 miles / 1306 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Whyalla to Lightning Ridge.

Shortest flight path between Whyalla Airport (WYA) and Lightning Ridge Airport (LHG).

How far is Lightning Ridge from Whyalla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 667.082 miles
  • 1073.564 kilometers
  • 579.678 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
  • 666.190 miles
  • 1072.129 kilometers
  • 578.903 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 Flag of Australia
IATA Code: WYA
ICAO Code: YWHA
Coordinates: 33°3′32″S, 137°30′50″E

B Lightning Ridge Airport
City: Lightning Ridge
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: LHG
ICAO Code: YLRD
Coordinates: 29°27′24″S, 147°59′2″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Whyalla and Lightning Ridge is 30 minutes. Lightning Ridge is 30 minutes ahead of Whyalla.

Time Difference

Whyalla

 ACDT

Lightning Ridge

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (266 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whyalla (WYA) → Lightning Ridge (LHG).

Distance:
667
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
667

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