# How far is Gisborne from Kaitaia?

The distance between Kaitaia (Kaitaia Airport) and Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) is 359 miles / 578 kilometers / 312 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Kaitaia (KAT) to Gisborne (GIS) is 487 miles / 783 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 45 minutes.

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## Distance from Kaitaia to Gisborne

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 359.072 miles
• 577.870 kilometers
• 312.025 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
• 358.975 miles
• 577.714 kilometers
• 311.941 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 Kaitaia to Gisborne?

The estimated flight time from Kaitaia Airport to Gisborne Airport is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Kaitaia and Gisborne.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kaitaia Airport (KAT) and Gisborne Airport (GIS)

On average, flying from Kaitaia to Gisborne generates about 78 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 78 kilograms equals 172 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kaitaia to Gisborne

Shortest flight path between Kaitaia Airport (KAT) and Gisborne Airport (GIS).

## Airport information

Origin Kaitaia Airport
City: Kaitaia
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: KAT
ICAO Code: NZKT
Coordinates: 35°4′11″S, 173°17′6″E
Destination Gisborne Airport
City: Gisborne
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: GIS
ICAO Code: NZGS
Coordinates: 38°39′47″S, 177°58′40″E