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Distance between Invercargill (IVC) and Christchurch (CHC)

Flight distance from Invercargill to Christchurch (Invercargill Airport – Christchurch Airport) is 289 miles / 465 kilometers / 251 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Invercargill (IVC) to Christchurch (CHC) is 354 miles / 570 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Invercargill Airport (IVC) and Christchurch Airport (CHC).

How far is Christchurch from Invercargill?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 288.951 miles
  • 465.021 kilometers
  • 251.091 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
  • 288.620 miles
  • 464.490 kilometers
  • 250.804 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 Invercargill Airport
City: Invercargill
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: IVC
ICAO Code: NZNV
Coordinates: 46°24′44″S, 168°18′46″E

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Invercargill and Christchurch.

Time Difference

Invercargill

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Christchurch

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Invercargill (IVC) → Christchurch (CHC).

Distance:
289
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
289

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