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Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and Rotorua (ROT)

Flight distance from Queenstown to Rotorua (Queenstown Airport – Rotorua Regional Airport) is 617 miles / 993 kilometers / 536 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to Rotorua (ROT) is 854 miles / 1375 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Rotorua Regional Airport (ROT).

How far is Rotorua from Queenstown?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 617.313 miles
  • 993.468 kilometers
  • 536.430 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
  • 617.102 miles
  • 993.129 kilometers
  • 536.247 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 Rotorua Regional Airport
City: Rotorua
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: ROT
ICAO Code: NZRO
Coordinates: 38°6′33″S, 176°19′1″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Queenstown and Rotorua.

Time Difference

Queenstown

 NZDT

Rotorua

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 115 kg (253 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Queenstown (ZQN) → Rotorua (ROT).

Distance:
617
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
617

Round trip?