Distance from Palmerston North to Christchurch

Distance is 432 kilometers or 268 miles or 233 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map - Shortest path between Palmerston North and Christchurch

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The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Palmerston North

Latitude: 40° 21' South
Longitude: 175° 37' East
Initial heading:214.0°SouthwestSouthwest
Final heading:216.0°SouthwestSouthwest

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Heading from Christchurch

Latitude: 43° 32' South
Longitude: 172° 37' East
Initial heading:36.0°NortheastNortheast
Final heading:34.0°NortheastNortheast

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Palmerston North (New Zealand)Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:42:38 AM
Christchurch (New Zealand)Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:42:38 AM

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