# How far is Queenstown from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Queenstown (Queenstown Airport) is 132 miles / 213 kilometers / 115 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Queenstown (ZQN) is 208 miles / 335 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 30 minutes.

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## Distance from Timaru to Queenstown

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 132.163 miles
• 212.696 kilometers
• 114.847 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
• 131.860 miles
• 212.209 kilometers
• 114.584 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 Queenstown?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Queenstown Airport is 45 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

On average, flying from Timaru to Queenstown generates about 44 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 44 kilograms equals 98 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 Queenstown

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

## 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 Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E