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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Whyalla

 ACDT

McArthur River

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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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