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How far is Palmerston North from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Palmerston North (Palmerston North Airport) is 355 miles / 571 kilometers / 309 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Palmerston North (PMR) is 455 miles / 733 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 23 minutes.

Richard Pearse Airport – Palmerston North Airport

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Distance from Timaru to Palmerston North

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 355.089 miles
  • 571.461 kilometers
  • 308.564 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
  • 354.937 miles
  • 571.215 kilometers
  • 308.432 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 Palmerston North?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Palmerston North Airport is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

What is the time difference between Timaru and Palmerston North?

There is no time difference between Timaru and Palmerston North.

Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Palmerston North Airport (PMR)

On average, flying from Timaru to Palmerston North generates about 77 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 77 kilograms equals 170 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 Palmerston North

Shortest flight path between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Palmerston North Airport (PMR).

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 Palmerston North Airport
City: Palmerston North
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: PMR
ICAO Code: NZPM
Coordinates: 40°19′14″S, 175°37′1″E