# How far is Gisborne from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) is 523 miles / 842 kilometers / 455 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Gisborne (GIS) is 693 miles / 1115 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 20 hours 28 minutes.

523
Miles
842
Kilometers
455
Nautical miles
1 h 29 min
102 kg

## Distance from Timaru to Gisborne

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 523.345 miles
• 842.243 kilometers
• 454.775 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
• 523.085 miles
• 841.824 kilometers
• 454.549 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 Timaru to Gisborne?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Gisborne Airport is 1 hour and 29 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Timaru and Gisborne.

## Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Gisborne Airport (GIS)

On average, flying from Timaru to Gisborne generates about 102 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 102 kilograms equals 225 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Gisborne Airport (GIS).

## Airport information

Origin Richard Pearse Airport
City: Timaru
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TIU
ICAO Code: NZTU
Coordinates: 44°18′10″S, 171°13′30″E
Destination Gisborne Airport
City: Gisborne
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: GIS
ICAO Code: NZGS
Coordinates: 38°39′47″S, 177°58′40″E