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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 8 hours 6 minutes.

Invercargill – Christchurch

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289
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465
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251
Nautical miles

How far is Christchurch from Invercargill?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

How long does it take to fly from Invercargill to Christchurch?

Estimated flight time from Invercargill Airport to Christchurch Airport is 1 hour 2 minutes.

What is the time difference between Invercargill and Christchurch?

There is no time difference between Invercargill and Christchurch.

Flight carbon footprint between Invercargill Airport (IVC) and Christchurch Airport (CHC)

On average flying from Invercargill to Christchurch generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, 68 kilograms is equal to 149 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Invercargill to Christchurch

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Invercargill (IVC) to Christchurch (CHC)

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