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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Oamaru (OAM)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Oamaru (Christchurch Airport – Oamaru Airport) is 125 miles / 201 kilometers / 109 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Oamaru (OAM) is 141 miles / 227 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Oamaru Airport (OAM).

How far is Oamaru from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 125.025 miles
  • 201.208 kilometers
  • 108.643 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
  • 124.970 miles
  • 201.120 kilometers
  • 108.596 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 Oamaru Airport
City: Oamaru
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: OAM
ICAO Code: NZOU
Coordinates: 44°58′12″S, 171°4′55″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Oamaru.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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Oamaru

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 43 kg (96 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Oamaru (OAM).

Distance:
125
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
125

Round trip?