# Distance between Whyalla (WYA) and Longreach (LRE)

Flight distance from Whyalla to Longreach (Whyalla Airport – Longreach Airport) is 780 miles / 1256 kilometers / 678 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Whyalla (WYA) to Longreach (LRE) is 1035 miles / 1666 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Whyalla Airport (WYA) and Longreach Airport (LRE).

## How far is Longreach from Whyalla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 780.209 miles
• 1255.624 kilometers
• 677.983 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
• 781.686 miles
• 1258.002 kilometers
• 679.267 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 Longreach Airport
City: Longreach
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LRE
ICAO Code: YLRE
Coordinates: 23°26′3″S, 144°16′47″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Whyalla and Longreach is 30 minutes. Longreach is 30 minutes behind Whyalla.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (293 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whyalla (WYA) → Longreach (LRE).

Distance:
780
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
780

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