# How far is Christchurch from Wanganui?

The distance between Wanganui (Whanganui Airport) and Christchurch (Christchurch Airport) is 275 miles / 443 kilometers / 239 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Wanganui (WAG) to Christchurch (CHC) is 391 miles / 629 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 49 minutes.

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## Distance from Wanganui to Christchurch

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Wanganui to Christchurch. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 275.411 miles
• 443.231 kilometers
• 239.326 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
• 275.501 miles
• 443.376 kilometers
• 239.404 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 Wanganui to Christchurch?

The estimated flight time from Whanganui Airport to Christchurch Airport is 1 hour and 1 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Christchurch Airport (CHC)

On average, flying from Wanganui to Christchurch generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 66 kilograms equals 145 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Wanganui to Christchurch

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Christchurch Airport (CHC).

## Airport information

Origin Whanganui Airport
City: Wanganui
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WAG
ICAO Code: NZWU
Coordinates: 39°57′43″S, 175°1′29″E
Destination Christchurch Airport
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: CHC
ICAO Code: NZCH
Coordinates: 43°29′21″S, 172°31′55″E