# How far is Gisborne from Rotorua?

The distance between Rotorua (Rotorua Airport) and Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) is 98 miles / 158 kilometers / 85 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Rotorua (ROT) to Gisborne (GIS) is 165 miles / 265 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 3 hours 33 minutes.

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## Distance from Rotorua to Gisborne

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 97.937 miles
• 157.614 kilometers
• 85.105 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
• 97.763 miles
• 157.334 kilometers
• 84.953 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 Rotorua to Gisborne?

The estimated flight time from Rotorua Airport to Gisborne Airport is 41 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Rotorua Airport (ROT) and Gisborne Airport (GIS)

On average, flying from Rotorua to Gisborne generates about 39 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 39 kilograms equals 87 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Rotorua Airport (ROT) and Gisborne Airport (GIS).

## Airport information

Origin Rotorua Airport
City: Rotorua
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ROT
ICAO Code: NZRO
Coordinates: 38°6′33″S, 176°19′1″E
Destination Gisborne Airport
City: Gisborne
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: GIS
ICAO Code: NZGS
Coordinates: 38°39′47″S, 177°58′40″E