# How far is Westport from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Westport (Westport Airport) is 178 miles / 286 kilometers / 155 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Westport (WSZ) is 259 miles / 417 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 57 minutes.

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## Distance from Timaru to Westport

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 177.957 miles
• 286.394 kilometers
• 154.640 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
• 178.114 miles
• 286.646 kilometers
• 154.776 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 Westport?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Westport Airport is 50 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Westport Airport (WSZ)

On average, flying from Timaru to Westport generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 113 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 Westport

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

## 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 Westport Airport
City: Westport
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WSZ
ICAO Code: NZWS
Coordinates: 41°44′17″S, 171°34′51″E