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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Gisborne (GIS)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Gisborne (Christchurch Airport – Gisborne Airport) is 438 miles / 704 kilometers / 380 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Gisborne (GIS) is 603 miles / 970 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Gisborne Airport (GIS).

How far is Gisborne from Christchurch?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 437.723 miles
  • 704.447 kilometers
  • 380.371 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
  • 437.571 miles
  • 704.201 kilometers
  • 380.238 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 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

B Gisborne Airport
City: Gisborne
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: GIS
ICAO Code: NZGS
Coordinates: 38°39′47″S, 177°58′40″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Gisborne.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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Gisborne

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 89 kg (197 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Gisborne (GIS).

Distance:
438
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
438

Round trip?