How far is Whitehorse from Yellowknife?

The distance between Yellowknife (Yellowknife Airport) and Whitehorse (Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport) is 688 miles / 1108 kilometers / 598 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Yellowknife (YZF) to Whitehorse (YXY) is 1166 miles / 1877 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 28 hours 39 minutes.

688
Miles
1108
Kilometers
598
Nautical miles
1 h 48 min
123 kg

Distance from Yellowknife to Whitehorse

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Yellowknife to Whitehorse. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 688.324 miles
• 1107.750 kilometers
• 598.137 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 685.805 miles
• 1103.696 kilometers
• 595.948 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).

How long does it take to fly from Yellowknife to Whitehorse?

The estimated flight time from Yellowknife Airport to Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport is 1 hour and 48 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Yellowknife Airport (YZF) and Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport (YXY)

On average, flying from Yellowknife to Whitehorse generates about 123 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 123 kilograms equals 272 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Yellowknife to Whitehorse

See the map of the shortest flight path between Yellowknife Airport (YZF) and Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport (YXY).

Airport information

Origin Yellowknife Airport
City: Yellowknife