Distance between Watson Lake YT and Fort Nelson BC

The distance from Watson Lake to Fort Nelson is 513 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 56 minutes and goes through Lower Post, Fort Halkett and Toad River.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Watson Lake 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 27 km, 19 min
Lower Post 27 km 0:19 19 min 0.9 L
97 153 km, 1 h 45 min
Fort Halkett 179 km 2:04 2 h 04 min 12.0 L
97 141 km, 1 h 37 min
Toad River 320 km 3:42 3 h 42 min 24.8 L
97 193 km, 2 h 14 min
Fort Nelson 513 km 5:56 5 h 56 min 36.7 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Watson Lake to Fort Nelson?

Fuel cost: 77.2 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 513 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.88 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Watson Lake to Fort Nelson?

Driving time: 5 h 56 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 346 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 50 min
  • 167 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 4 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Watson Lake to Fort Nelson by land?

The distance between Watson Lake and Fort Nelson is 513 km by road.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Watson Lake and Fort Nelson respectively.

How far is Watson Lake to Fort Nelson by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Watson Lake and Fort Nelson is 368 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Watson Lake and Fort Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Watson Lake from Fort Nelson by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 27 min to cover the distance of 368 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 40 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Watson Lake to Fort Nelson?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 32 min to cover the distance of 368 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 45 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Watson Lake and Fort Nelson?

The halfway point between Watson Lake and Fort Nelson is Toad River. It is located about 64 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Toad River to Watson Lake is 320 km and driving will take about 3 h 42 min. The road between Toad River and Fort Nelson has length 193 km and will take approximately 2 h 14 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Fort Halkett is in 179 km from Watson Lake and 334 km from Fort Nelson

Where is Watson Lake in relation to Fort Nelson?

Watson Lake is located 368 km west of Fort Nelson.

Watson Lake has geographic coordinates: latitude 60.06243, longitude -128.7068.

Fort Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 58.80628, longitude -122.69396.

Which highway goes from Watson Lake to Fort Nelson?

The route from Watson Lake to Fort Nelson follows 97.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 1: 12 km
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