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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Invercargill (IVC)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Invercargill (Christchurch Airport – Invercargill Airport) is 289 miles / 465 kilometers / 251 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Invercargill (IVC) is 352 miles / 567 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Christchurch to Invercargill.

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Invercargill Airport (IVC).

How far is Invercargill from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 288.951 miles
  • 465.021 kilometers
  • 251.091 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
  • 288.620 miles
  • 464.490 kilometers
  • 250.804 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 Invercargill Airport
City: Invercargill
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: IVC
ICAO Code: NZNV
Coordinates: 46°24′44″S, 168°18′46″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Invercargill.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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Invercargill

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Invercargill (IVC).

Distance:
289
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
289

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