# How far is Whakatane from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) is 531 miles / 854 kilometers / 461 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Whakatane (WHK) is 695 miles / 1119 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 20 hours 48 minutes.

531
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854
Kilometers
461
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1 h 30 min
103 kg

## Distance from Timaru to Whakatane

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 530.842 miles
• 854.308 kilometers
• 461.289 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
• 530.876 miles
• 854.362 kilometers
• 461.319 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 Whakatane?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Whakatane Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Timaru and Whakatane.

## Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Whakatane Airport (WHK)

On average, flying from Timaru to Whakatane generates about 103 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 103 kilograms equals 227 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 Whakatane

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

## 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 Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E