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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Grand Island, NE (GRI)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Grand Island (Palm Beach International Airport – Central Nebraska Regional Airport) is 1432 miles / 2305 kilometers / 1244 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Grand Island (GRI) is 1692 miles / 2723 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 9 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Grand Island.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).

How far is Grand Island from West Palm Beach?

There are several ways to calculate distances between West Palm Beach and Grand Island. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1432.024 miles
  • 2304.619 kilometers
  • 1244.395 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
  • 1432.074 miles
  • 2304.700 kilometers
  • 1244.438 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

B Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Grand Island, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRI
ICAO Code: KGRI
Coordinates: 40°58′2″N, 98°18′34″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between West Palm Beach and Grand Island is 1 hour. Grand Island is 1 hour behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Grand Island, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 175 kg (386 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Grand Island (GRI).

Distance:
1432
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1432

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