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How far is Palmerston North from Gisborne?

The distance between Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) and Palmerston North (Palmerston North Airport) is 170 miles / 274 kilometers / 148 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Gisborne (GIS) to Palmerston North (PMR) is 243 miles / 391 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 15 minutes.

Gisborne Airport – Palmerston North Airport

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Distance from Gisborne to Palmerston North

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 170.278 miles
  • 274.035 kilometers
  • 147.967 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
  • 170.164 miles
  • 273.853 kilometers
  • 147.869 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 Palmerston North?

The estimated flight time from Gisborne Airport to Palmerston North Airport is 49 minutes.

What is the time difference between Gisborne and Palmerston North?

There is no time difference between Gisborne and Palmerston North.

Flight carbon footprint between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Palmerston North Airport (PMR)

On average, flying from Gisborne to Palmerston North generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 50 kilograms equals 110 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 Palmerston North

Shortest flight path between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Palmerston North Airport (PMR).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Palmerston North Airport
City: Palmerston North
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: PMR
ICAO Code: NZPM
Coordinates: 40°19′14″S, 175°37′1″E