# How far is Timaru from Gisborne?

The distance between Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) and Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) is 523 miles / 842 kilometers / 455 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Gisborne (GIS) to Timaru (TIU) is 693 miles / 1115 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 20 minutes.

523
Miles
842
Kilometers
455
Nautical miles
1 h 29 min
102 kg

## Distance from Gisborne to Timaru

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 523.345 miles
• 842.243 kilometers
• 454.775 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
• 523.085 miles
• 841.824 kilometers
• 454.549 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 Timaru?

The estimated flight time from Gisborne Airport to Richard Pearse Airport is 1 hour and 29 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Gisborne and Timaru.

## Flight carbon footprint between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Richard Pearse Airport (TIU)

On average, flying from Gisborne to Timaru generates about 102 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 102 kilograms equals 225 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 Timaru

Shortest flight path between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Richard Pearse Airport (TIU).

## 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 Richard Pearse Airport
City: Timaru
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TIU
ICAO Code: NZTU
Coordinates: 44°18′10″S, 171°13′30″E