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Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and Auckland (AKL)

Flight distance from Queenstown to Auckland (Queenstown Airport – Auckland Airport) is 637 miles / 1025 kilometers / 553 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to Auckland (AKL) is 963 miles / 1549 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 21 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Queenstown to Auckland.

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Auckland Airport (AKL).

How far is Auckland from Queenstown?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Queenstown and Auckland. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 636.607 miles
  • 1024.519 kilometers
  • 553.196 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
  • 636.816 miles
  • 1024.856 kilometers
  • 553.378 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 Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E

B Auckland Airport
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: AKL
ICAO Code: NZAA
Coordinates: 37°0′29″S, 174°47′31″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Queenstown and Auckland.

Time Difference

Queenstown

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Auckland

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (258 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Queenstown (ZQN) → Auckland (AKL).

Distance:
637
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
637

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