# How far is Rotorua from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Rotorua (Rotorua Airport) is 503 miles / 809 kilometers / 437 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Rotorua (ROT) is 648 miles / 1043 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 19 hours 37 minutes.

503
Miles
809
Kilometers
437
Nautical miles
1 h 27 min

## Distance from Timaru to Rotorua

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 502.848 miles
• 809.255 kilometers
• 436.963 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
• 502.938 miles
• 809.401 kilometers
• 437.042 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 Rotorua?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Rotorua Airport is 1 hour and 27 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Timaru and Rotorua.

## Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Rotorua Airport (ROT)

On average, flying from Timaru to Rotorua generates about 99 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 99 kilograms equals 218 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 Rotorua

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

## 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 Rotorua Airport
City: Rotorua
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ROT
ICAO Code: NZRO
Coordinates: 38°6′33″S, 176°19′1″E