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Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and New Plymouth (NPL)

Flight distance from Queenstown to New Plymouth (Queenstown Airport – New Plymouth Airport) is 500 miles / 805 kilometers / 435 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to New Plymouth (NPL) is 793 miles / 1276 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Queenstown to New Plymouth.

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and New Plymouth Airport (NPL).

How far is New Plymouth from Queenstown?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 500.322 miles
  • 805.190 kilometers
  • 434.768 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
  • 500.291 miles
  • 805.140 kilometers
  • 434.741 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 New Plymouth Airport
City: New Plymouth
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: NPL
ICAO Code: NZNP
Coordinates: 39°0′30″S, 174°10′44″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Queenstown and New Plymouth.

Time Difference

Queenstown

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New Plymouth

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Queenstown (ZQN) → New Plymouth (NPL).

Distance:
500
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
500

Round trip?