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Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and Sydney (SYD)

Flight distance from Queenstown to Sydney (Queenstown Airport – Sydney Airport) is 1206 miles / 1941 kilometers / 1048 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 46 minutes.

Map of flight path from Queenstown to Sydney.

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Sydney Airport (SYD).

How far is Sydney from Queenstown?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1205.828 miles
  • 1940.592 kilometers
  • 1047.836 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
  • 1204.792 miles
  • 1938.924 kilometers
  • 1046.935 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 Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Queenstown and Sydney is 2 hours. Sydney is 2 hours behind Queenstown.

Time Difference

Queenstown

 NZDT

Sydney

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (356 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Queenstown (ZQN) → Sydney (SYD).

Distance:
1206
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1206

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