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Distance between Gainesville, FL (GNV) and Sarasota, FL (SRQ)

Flight distance from Gainesville to Sarasota (Gainesville Regional Airport – Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport) is 159 miles / 256 kilometers / 138 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Gainesville (GNV) to Sarasota (SRQ) is 185 miles / 298 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 22 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Gainesville to Sarasota.

Shortest flight path between Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) and Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport (SRQ).

How far is Sarasota from Gainesville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Gainesville and Sarasota. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 158.957 miles
  • 255.817 kilometers
  • 138.130 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 159.474 miles
  • 256.648 kilometers
  • 138.579 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).

Airport information


A Gainesville Regional Airport
City: Gainesville, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GNV
ICAO Code: KGNV
Coordinates: 29°41′24″N, 82°16′18″W

B Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport
City: Sarasota, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SRQ
ICAO Code: KSRQ
Coordinates: 27°23′43″N, 82°33′15″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Gainesville and Sarasota.

Time Difference

Gainesville, FL

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Sarasota, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 48 kg (107 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Gainesville (GNV) → Sarasota (SRQ).

Distance:
159
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
159

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