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Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and Wanaka (WKA)

Flight distance from Queenstown to Wanaka (Queenstown Airport – Wanaka Airport) is 32 miles / 52 kilometers / 28 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to Wanaka (WKA) is 43 miles / 69 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Wanaka Airport (WKA).

How far is Wanaka from Queenstown?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 32.338 miles
  • 52.043 kilometers
  • 28.101 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
  • 32.293 miles
  • 51.970 kilometers
  • 28.062 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 Wanaka Airport
City: Wanaka
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WKA
ICAO Code: NZWF
Coordinates: 44°43′19″S, 169°14′45″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Queenstown and Wanaka.

Time Difference

Queenstown

 NZDT

Wanaka

 NZDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 30 kg (66 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Queenstown (ZQN) → Wanaka (WKA).

Distance:
32
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
32

Round trip?