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How far is Taupo from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Taupo (Taupo Airport) is 459 miles / 739 kilometers / 399 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Taupo (TUO) is 591 miles / 951 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 23 minutes.

Richard Pearse Airport – Taupo Airport

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Distance from Timaru to Taupo

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 459.044 miles
  • 738.759 kilometers
  • 398.898 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
  • 459.066 miles
  • 738.796 kilometers
  • 398.918 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 Taupo?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Taupo Airport is 1 hour and 22 minutes.

What is the time difference between Timaru and Taupo?

There is no time difference between Timaru and Taupo.

Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Taupo Airport (TUO)

On average, flying from Timaru to Taupo generates about 93 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 93 kilograms equals 204 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 Taupo

Shortest flight path between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Taupo Airport (TUO).

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 Taupo Airport
City: Taupo
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: TUO
ICAO Code: NZAP
Coordinates: 38°44′22″S, 176°5′2″E