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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Whangarei (WRE)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Whangarei (Christchurch Airport – Whangarei Airport) is 542 miles / 872 kilometers / 471 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Whangarei (WRE) is 780 miles / 1255 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Whangarei Airport (WRE).

How far is Whangarei from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 541.535 miles
  • 871.516 kilometers
  • 470.581 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
  • 542.281 miles
  • 872.716 kilometers
  • 471.229 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 Whangarei Airport
City: Whangarei
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WRE
ICAO Code: NZWR
Coordinates: 35°46′5″S, 174°21′54″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Whangarei.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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Whangarei

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (231 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Whangarei (WRE).

Distance:
542
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
542

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