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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Rotorua (ROT)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Rotorua (Christchurch Airport – Rotorua Regional Airport) is 421 miles / 677 kilometers / 366 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Rotorua (ROT) is 562 miles / 905 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Rotorua Regional Airport (ROT).

How far is Rotorua from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 420.857 miles
  • 677.304 kilometers
  • 365.715 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
  • 421.047 miles
  • 677.610 kilometers
  • 365.880 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 Rotorua Regional Airport
City: Rotorua
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: ROT
ICAO Code: NZRO
Coordinates: 38°6′33″S, 176°19′1″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Rotorua.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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Rotorua

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 87 kg (192 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Rotorua (ROT).

Distance:
421
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
421

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