The flight time from Los Angeles, California to Christchurch, New Zealand is:

14 hours, 17 minutes

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Flying time from Los Angeles, CA to Christchurch, New Zealand

The total flight duration from Los Angeles, CA to Christchurch, New Zealand is 14 hours, 17 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Los Angeles, CA and Christchurch, New Zealand.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Los Angeles, CA to Christchurch, New Zealand ("as the crow flies"), which is about 6,888 miles or 11 086 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Los Angeles, California.
It ends in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Your flight direction from Los Angeles, CA to Christchurch, New Zealand is Southwest (-136 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

Los Angeles, California

City: Los Angeles
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

Christchurch, New Zealand

City: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Country: New Zealand
Category: cities

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