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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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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

Round trip?