How far is White Sands from Las Cruces?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between White Sands and Las Cruces is 18.08 miles (29.1 km).

Flight distance from White Sands, NM to Las Cruces, NM is 18.08 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 03 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from White Sands, New Mexico to Las Cruces, New Mexico is: 26.49 miles (42.62 km) by car.

Driving from White Sands to Las Cruces will take approximately 00 hours 30 minutes.

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#1 White Sands

Census-designated place in New Mexico, United States

Population 1651
GPS Coordinates 32°22'51"N 106°28'46"W
Latitude 32.3809300
Longitude -106.4794400
Altitude 1292
Country United States
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#2 Las Cruces

City in and county seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States

Population 105096
GPS Coordinates 32°18'44"N 106°46'42"W
Latitude 32.3123200
Longitude -106.7783400
Altitude 1191
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between White Sands and Las Cruces

The distance between White Sands and Las Cruces is 43 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 28 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between White Sands and Las Cruces. The current time is 17:38:28.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 52 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 39 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 31 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 26 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 22 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 21 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 19 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 3.54 liters (0.93 gallon) of gas to cover the route between White Sands and Las Cruces.
The estimated cost of gas to go from White Sands to Las Cruces is $3.11 (diesel $3.53).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.323 (Diesel $3.78) /gallon. Last changed prices on January 27, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between White Sands and Las Cruces (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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