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Distance between Wanganui (WAG) and Christchurch (CHC)

Flight distance from Wanganui to Christchurch (Whanganui Airport – Christchurch Airport) is 275 miles / 443 kilometers / 239 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Wanganui (WAG) to Christchurch (CHC) is 403 miles / 649 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Christchurch Airport (CHC).

How far is Christchurch from Wanganui?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Wanganui and Christchurch. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A Whanganui Airport
City: Wanganui
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WAG
ICAO Code: NZWU
Coordinates: 39°57′43″S, 175°1′29″E

B Christchurch Airport
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: CHC
ICAO Code: NZCH
Coordinates: 43°29′21″S, 172°31′55″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Wanganui and Christchurch.

Time Difference

Wanganui

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Christchurch

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (145 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Wanganui (WAG) → Christchurch (CHC).

Distance:
275
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
275

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