# How far is Kaitaia from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Kaitaia (Kaitaia Airport) is 646 miles / 1040 kilometers / 562 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Kaitaia (KAT) is 953 miles / 1534 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 26 hours 12 minutes.

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1 h 43 min
118 kg

## Distance from Timaru to Kaitaia

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Timaru to Kaitaia. 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 Timaru to Kaitaia?

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

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

On average, flying from Timaru to Kaitaia 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 Timaru to Kaitaia

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

## Airport information

Origin Richard Pearse Airport
City: Timaru
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TIU
ICAO Code: NZTU
Coordinates: 44°18′10″S, 171°13′30″E
Destination Kaitaia Airport
City: Kaitaia
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: KAT
ICAO Code: NZKT
Coordinates: 35°4′11″S, 173°17′6″E