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How far is Queenstown from Gisborne?

The distance between Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) and Queenstown (Queenstown Airport) is 647 miles / 1042 kilometers / 562 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Gisborne (GIS) to Queenstown (ZQN) is 892 miles / 1436 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 22 minutes.

Gisborne Airport – Queenstown Airport

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Distance from Gisborne to Queenstown

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 647.198 miles
  • 1041.564 kilometers
  • 562.400 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
  • 646.623 miles
  • 1040.638 kilometers
  • 561.900 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 Queenstown?

The estimated flight time from Gisborne Airport to Queenstown Airport is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

What is the time difference between Gisborne and Queenstown?

There is no time difference between Gisborne and Queenstown.

Flight carbon footprint between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

On average, flying from Gisborne to Queenstown generates about 119 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 119 kilograms equals 261 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 Queenstown

Shortest flight path between Gisborne Airport (GIS) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN).

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 Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E