Map of flight path and driving directions from Christchurch to Whakatane.
Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Whakatane Airport (WHK).
How far is Whakatane from Christchurch?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Christchurch and Whakatane. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 447.726 miles
- 720.545 kilometers
- 389.063 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
- 447.863 miles
- 720.766 kilometers
- 389.182 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
There is no time difference between Christchurch and Whakatane.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Christchurch (CHC) → Whakatane (WHK).