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How far is Wanaka from Gisborne?

The distance between Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) and Wanaka (Wanaka Airport) is 615 miles / 990 kilometers / 534 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Gisborne (GIS) to Wanaka (WKA) is 854 miles / 1375 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 34 minutes.

Gisborne Airport – Wanaka Airport

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Distance from Gisborne to Wanaka

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 614.860 miles
  • 989.521 kilometers
  • 534.299 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
  • 614.330 miles
  • 988.668 kilometers
  • 533.838 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 Wanaka?

The estimated flight time from Gisborne Airport to Wanaka Airport is 1 hour and 39 minutes.

What is the time difference between Gisborne and Wanaka?

There is no time difference between Gisborne and Wanaka.

Flight carbon footprint between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Wanaka Airport (WKA)

On average, flying from Gisborne to Wanaka generates about 115 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 115 kilograms equals 253 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 Wanaka

Shortest flight path between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Wanaka Airport (WKA).

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 Wanaka Airport
City: Wanaka
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WKA
ICAO Code: NZWF
Coordinates: 44°43′19″S, 169°14′45″E