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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Sydney (SYD)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Sydney (Christchurch Airport – Sydney Airport) is 1323 miles / 2129 kilometers / 1150 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 0 minutes.

Map of flight path from Christchurch to Sydney.

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Sydney Airport (SYD).

How far is Sydney from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1322.879 miles
  • 2128.968 kilometers
  • 1149.551 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
  • 1321.015 miles
  • 2125.967 kilometers
  • 1147.931 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 Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Christchurch and Sydney is 3 hours. Sydney is 3 hours behind Christchurch.

Time Difference

Christchurch

 NZDT

Sydney

 AEST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (365 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Sydney (SYD).

Distance:
1323
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1323

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