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Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and Christchurch (CHC)

Flight distance from Queenstown to Christchurch (Queenstown Airport – Christchurch Airport) is 216 miles / 347 kilometers / 188 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to Christchurch (CHC) is 295 miles / 474 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 15 minutes.

Queenstown – Christchurch

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216
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347
Kilometers
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188
Nautical miles

How far is Christchurch from Queenstown?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 215.865 miles
  • 347.401 kilometers
  • 187.582 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
  • 215.451 miles
  • 346.734 kilometers
  • 187.222 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 Queenstown to Christchurch?

Estimated flight time from Queenstown Airport to Christchurch Airport is 54 minutes.

What is the time difference between Queenstown and Christchurch?

There is no time difference between Queenstown and Christchurch.

Flight carbon footprint between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Christchurch Airport (CHC)

On average flying from Queenstown to Christchurch generates about 57 kg of CO2 per passenger, 57 kilograms is equal to 125 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Queenstown to Christchurch

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Christchurch Airport (CHC).

Airport information

Origin Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Queenstown (ZQN) to Christchurch (CHC)

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