# How far is Timaru from Whakatane?

The distance between Whakatane (Whakatane Airport) and Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) is 531 miles / 854 kilometers / 461 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Timaru (TIU) is 695 miles / 1118 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 20 hours 38 minutes.

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854
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1 h 30 min
103 kg

## Distance from Whakatane to Timaru

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 530.842 miles
• 854.308 kilometers
• 461.289 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
• 530.876 miles
• 854.362 kilometers
• 461.319 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 Whakatane to Timaru?

The estimated flight time from Whakatane Airport to Richard Pearse Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Richard Pearse Airport (TIU)

On average, flying from Whakatane to Timaru generates about 103 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 103 kilograms equals 227 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Whakatane to Timaru

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

## Airport information

Origin Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E
Destination Richard Pearse Airport
City: Timaru
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TIU
ICAO Code: NZTU
Coordinates: 44°18′10″S, 171°13′30″E