# How far is Wanaka from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Wanaka (Wanaka Airport) is 102 miles / 164 kilometers / 89 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Wanaka (WKA) is 171 miles / 275 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 3 hours 42 minutes.

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## Distance from Timaru to Wanaka

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 101.971 miles
• 164.107 kilometers
• 88.611 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
• 101.718 miles
• 163.699 kilometers
• 88.390 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 Wanaka?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Wanaka Airport is 41 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Timaru and Wanaka.

## Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Wanaka Airport (WKA)

On average, flying from Timaru to Wanaka generates about 40 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 40 kilograms equals 88 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 Wanaka

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

## 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 Wanaka Airport
City: Wanaka
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WKA
ICAO Code: NZWF
Coordinates: 44°43′19″S, 169°14′45″E