# Distance between Whyalla (WYA) and McArthur River (MCV)

Flight distance from Whyalla to McArthur River (Whyalla Airport – McArthur River Mine Airport) is 1147 miles / 1846 kilometers / 997 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Whyalla (WYA) to McArthur River (MCV) is 1575 miles / 2534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Whyalla Airport (WYA) and McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV).

## How far is McArthur River from Whyalla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1147.225 miles
• 1846.279 kilometers
• 996.911 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
• 1151.545 miles
• 1853.231 kilometers
• 1000.665 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 McArthur River Mine Airport
City: McArthur River
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MCV
ICAO Code: YMHU
Coordinates: 16°26′32″S, 136°5′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Whyalla and McArthur River is 1 hour. McArthur River is 1 hour behind Whyalla.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whyalla (WYA) → McArthur River (MCV).

Distance:
1147
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1147

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