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Distance between Whakatane (WHK) and Christchurch (CHC)

Flight distance from Whakatane to Christchurch (Whakatane Airport – Christchurch Airport) is 448 miles / 721 kilometers / 389 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Christchurch (CHC) is 609 miles / 980 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Christchurch Airport (CHC).

How far is Christchurch from Whakatane?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Whakatane and Christchurch. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 447.726 miles
  • 720.545 kilometers
  • 389.063 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
  • 447.863 miles
  • 720.766 kilometers
  • 389.182 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 Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″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 Whakatane and Christchurch.

Time Difference

Whakatane

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Christchurch

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whakatane (WHK) → Christchurch (CHC).

Distance:
448
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
448

Round trip?