# 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
IATA Code: WYA
ICAO Code: YWHA
Coordinates: 33°3′32″S, 137°30′50″E

B Lightning Ridge Airport
City: Lightning Ridge
Country: 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.

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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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