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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Chatham Island (CHT)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Chatham Island (Christchurch Airport – Chatham Islands / Tuuta Airport) is 552 miles / 888 kilometers / 480 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Map of flight path from Christchurch to Chatham Island.

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Chatham Islands / Tuuta Airport (CHT).

How far is Chatham Island from Christchurch?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Christchurch and Chatham Island. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 552.018 miles
  • 888.388 kilometers
  • 479.691 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
  • 550.525 miles
  • 885.984 kilometers
  • 478.393 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 Christchurch Airport
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: CHC
ICAO Code: NZCH
Coordinates: 43°29′21″S, 172°31′55″E

B Chatham Islands / Tuuta Airport
City: Chatham Island
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: CHT
ICAO Code: NZCI
Coordinates: 43°48′36″S, 176°27′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Christchurch and Chatham Island is 45 minutes. Chatham Island is 45 minutes ahead of Christchurch.

Time Difference

Christchurch

 NZDT

Chatham Island

 +1345

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 106 kg (234 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Chatham Island (CHT).

Distance:
552
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
552

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