# Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Wanganui (WAG)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Wanganui (Christchurch Airport – Whanganui Airport) is 275 miles / 443 kilometers / 239 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Wanganui (WAG) is 401 miles / 646 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 30 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Christchurch to Wanganui.

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Whanganui Airport (WAG).

## How far is Wanganui from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 275.411 miles
• 443.231 kilometers
• 239.326 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
• 275.501 miles
• 443.376 kilometers
• 239.404 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
IATA Code: CHC
ICAO Code: NZCH
Coordinates: 43°29′21″S, 172°31′55″E

B Whanganui Airport
City: Wanganui
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WAG
ICAO Code: NZWU
Coordinates: 39°57′43″S, 175°1′29″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Wanganui.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (145 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Wanganui (WAG).

Distance:
275
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
275

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