# Distance between Tarawa (TRW) and Christmas Island (XCH)

Flight distance from Tarawa to Christmas Island (Bonriki International Airport – Christmas Island Airport) is 4712 miles / 7583 kilometers / 4094 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 25 minutes.

4712
Miles
7583
Kilometers
4094
Nautical miles
9 h 25 min
547 kg

## How far is Christmas Island from Tarawa?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 4711.676 miles
• 7582.708 kilometers
• 4094.335 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 4707.198 miles
• 7575.501 kilometers
• 4090.443 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 Tarawa to Christmas Island?

Estimated flight time from Bonriki International Airport to Christmas Island Airport is 9 hours 25 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Tarawa and Christmas Island?

The time difference between Tarawa and Christmas Island is 5 hours. Christmas Island is 5 hours behind Tarawa.
Tarawa time to Christmas Island time converter

## Flight carbon footprint between Bonriki International Airport (TRW) and Christmas Island Airport (XCH)

On average flying from Tarawa to Christmas Island generates about 547 kg of CO2 per passenger, 547 kilograms is equal to 1 205 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path from Tarawa to Christmas Island

Shortest flight path between Bonriki International Airport (TRW) and Christmas Island Airport (XCH).

## Airport information

Origin Bonriki International Airport
City: Tarawa
Country: Kiribati
IATA Code: TRW
ICAO Code: NGTA
Coordinates: 1°22′53″N, 173°8′49″E
Destination Christmas Island Airport
City: Christmas Island
Country: Christmas Island
IATA Code: XCH
ICAO Code: YPXM
Coordinates: 10°27′2″S, 105°41′24″E