# How far is Timaru from Hamilton?

The distance between Hamilton (Hamilton Airport) and Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) is 493 miles / 793 kilometers / 428 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Hamilton (HLZ) to Timaru (TIU) is 680 miles / 1095 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 20 hours 15 minutes.

493
Miles
793
Kilometers
428
Nautical miles
1 h 26 min

## Distance from Hamilton to Timaru

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Hamilton to Timaru. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 493.022 miles
• 793.442 kilometers
• 428.424 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 493.287 miles
• 793.868 kilometers
• 428.654 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Hamilton to Timaru?

The estimated flight time from Hamilton Airport to Richard Pearse Airport is 1 hour and 26 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Hamilton Airport (HLZ) and Richard Pearse Airport (TIU)

On average, flying from Hamilton to Timaru generates about 98 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 98 kilograms equals 215 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Hamilton to Timaru

See the map of the shortest flight path between Hamilton Airport (HLZ) and Richard Pearse Airport (TIU).

## Airport information

Origin Hamilton Airport
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: HLZ
ICAO Code: NZHN
Coordinates: 37°52′0″S, 175°19′55″E
Destination Richard Pearse Airport
City: Timaru
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TIU
ICAO Code: NZTU
Coordinates: 44°18′10″S, 171°13′30″E