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How far is Christchurch from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Christchurch (Christchurch Airport) is 86 miles / 139 kilometers / 75 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Christchurch (CHC) is 95 miles / 153 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 12 minutes.

Richard Pearse Airport – Christchurch Airport

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Distance from Timaru to Christchurch

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 86.087 miles
  • 138.544 kilometers
  • 74.808 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
  • 85.981 miles
  • 138.373 kilometers
  • 74.715 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 Timaru to Christchurch?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Christchurch Airport is 39 minutes.

What is the time difference between Timaru and Christchurch?

There is no time difference between Timaru and Christchurch.

Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Christchurch Airport (CHC)

On average, flying from Timaru to Christchurch generates about 38 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 38 kilograms equals 83 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Timaru to Christchurch

Shortest flight path between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Christchurch Airport (CHC).

Airport information

Origin Richard Pearse Airport
City: Timaru
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: TIU
ICAO Code: NZTU
Coordinates: 44°18′10″S, 171°13′30″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