# How far is Kaitaia from Gisborne?

The distance between Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) and Kaitaia (Kaitaia Airport) is 359 miles / 578 kilometers / 312 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Gisborne (GIS) to Kaitaia (KAT) is 492 miles / 792 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 44 minutes.

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1 h 10 min

## Distance from Gisborne to Kaitaia

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Gisborne to Kaitaia. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 359.072 miles
• 577.870 kilometers
• 312.025 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
• 358.975 miles
• 577.714 kilometers
• 311.941 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 Gisborne to Kaitaia?

The estimated flight time from Gisborne Airport to Kaitaia Airport is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Gisborne and Kaitaia?

There is no time difference between Gisborne and Kaitaia.

## Flight carbon footprint between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Kaitaia Airport (KAT)

On average, flying from Gisborne to Kaitaia generates about 78 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 78 kilograms equals 172 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Gisborne to Kaitaia

Shortest flight path between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Kaitaia Airport (KAT).

## Airport information

Origin Gisborne Airport
City: Gisborne
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: GIS
ICAO Code: NZGS
Coordinates: 38°39′47″S, 177°58′40″E
Destination Kaitaia Airport
City: Kaitaia
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: KAT
ICAO Code: NZKT
Coordinates: 35°4′11″S, 173°17′6″E