Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Timaru (TIU)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Timaru (Christchurch Airport – Richard Pearse Airport) is 86 miles / 139 kilometers / 75 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Timaru (TIU) is 93 miles / 150 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Richard Pearse Airport (TIU).

How far is Timaru from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 86.087 miles
  • 138.544 kilometers
  • 74.808 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
  • 85.981 miles
  • 138.373 kilometers
  • 74.715 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 Richard Pearse Airport
City: Timaru
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: TIU
ICAO Code: NZTU
Coordinates: 44°18′10″S, 171°13′30″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Timaru.

Time Difference

Christchurch

 NZDT

Timaru

 NZDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 38 kg (83 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Timaru (TIU).

Distance:
86
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
86

Round trip?