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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Tauranga (TRG)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Tauranga (Christchurch Airport – Tauranga Airport) is 445 miles / 716 kilometers / 387 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Tauranga (TRG) is 603 miles / 970 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Tauranga Airport (TRG).

How far is Tauranga from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 445.174 miles
  • 716.438 kilometers
  • 386.846 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
  • 445.450 miles
  • 716.882 kilometers
  • 387.085 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 Tauranga Airport
City: Tauranga
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: TRG
ICAO Code: NZTG
Coordinates: 37°40′18″S, 176°11′45″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Tauranga.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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Tauranga

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Tauranga (TRG).

Distance:
445
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
445

Round trip?