# How far is Timaru from Kaitaia?

The distance between Kaitaia (Kaitaia Airport) and Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) is 646 miles / 1040 kilometers / 562 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Kaitaia (KAT) to Timaru (TIU) is 953 miles / 1534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 4 minutes.

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## Distance from Kaitaia to Timaru

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 646.306 miles
• 1040.129 kilometers
• 561.624 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
• 647.199 miles
• 1041.565 kilometers
• 562.400 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 Kaitaia to Timaru?

The estimated flight time from Kaitaia Airport to Richard Pearse Airport is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Kaitaia and Timaru?

There is no time difference between Kaitaia and Timaru.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kaitaia Airport (KAT) and Richard Pearse Airport (TIU)

On average, flying from Kaitaia to Timaru generates about 118 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 118 kilograms equals 261 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Kaitaia Airport (KAT) and Richard Pearse Airport (TIU).

## Airport information

Origin Kaitaia Airport
City: Kaitaia
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: KAT
ICAO Code: NZKT
Coordinates: 35°4′11″S, 173°17′6″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