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Distance between Nelson (NSN) and Gisborne (GIS)

Flight distance from Nelson to Gisborne (Nelson Airport – Gisborne Airport) is 311 miles / 501 kilometers / 270 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Nelson (NSN) to Gisborne (GIS) is 464 miles / 747 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 35 minutes.

Nelson – Gisborne

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311
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501
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270
Nautical miles

How far is Gisborne from Nelson?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 311.044 miles
  • 500.577 kilometers
  • 270.290 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
  • 310.687 miles
  • 500.002 kilometers
  • 269.979 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Nelson to Gisborne is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Nelson and Gisborne.

Nelson time to Gisborne time converter

Time in Nelson: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Gisborne: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Nelson to Gisborne generates about 71 kg of CO2 per passenger, 71 kilograms is equal to 156 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Nelson to Gisborne

Shortest flight path between Nelson Airport (NSN) and Gisborne Airport (GIS).

Airport information

Origin Nelson Airport
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: NSN
ICAO Code: NZNS
Coordinates: 41°17′53″S, 173°13′15″E
Destination 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