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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Christchurch and Sydney is 3 hours. Sydney is 3 hours behind Christchurch.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (365 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Christchurch (CHC) → Sydney (SYD).