# How far is Rotorua from Gisborne?

The distance between Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) and Rotorua (Rotorua Airport) is 98 miles / 158 kilometers / 85 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Gisborne (GIS) to Rotorua (ROT) is 165 miles / 265 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 31 minutes.

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## Distance from Gisborne to Rotorua

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 97.937 miles
• 157.614 kilometers
• 85.105 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
• 97.763 miles
• 157.334 kilometers
• 84.953 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 Rotorua?

The estimated flight time from Gisborne Airport to Rotorua Airport is 41 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Gisborne and Rotorua.

## Flight carbon footprint between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Rotorua Airport (ROT)

On average, flying from Gisborne to Rotorua generates about 39 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 39 kilograms equals 87 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 Rotorua

Shortest flight path between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Rotorua Airport (ROT).

## 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 Rotorua Airport
City: Rotorua
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ROT
ICAO Code: NZRO
Coordinates: 38°6′33″S, 176°19′1″E