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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Whakatane (WHK)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Whakatane (Christchurch Airport – Whakatane Airport) is 448 miles / 721 kilometers / 389 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Whakatane (WHK) is 610 miles / 981 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 40 minutes.

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).

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 Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Whakatane.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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Whakatane

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Whakatane (WHK).

Distance:
448
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
448

Round trip?