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Distance between Jackson, MS (JAN) and Gainesville, FL (GNV)

Flight distance from Jackson to Gainesville (Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport – Gainesville Regional Airport) is 497 miles / 800 kilometers / 432 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Jackson (JAN) to Gainesville (GNV) is 580 miles / 933 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV).

How far is Gainesville from Jackson?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 496.911 miles
  • 799.700 kilometers
  • 431.803 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
  • 496.239 miles
  • 798.619 kilometers
  • 431.220 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Jackson and Gainesville is 1 hour. Gainesville is 1 hour ahead of Jackson.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (216 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Jackson (JAN) → Gainesville (GNV).

Distance:
497
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
497

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