# How far is Gisborne from Wanganui?

The distance between Wanganui (Whanganui Airport) and Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) is 182 miles / 293 kilometers / 158 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Wanganui (WAG) to Gisborne (GIS) is 285 miles / 458 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 13 minutes.

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## Distance from Wanganui to Gisborne

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 181.842 miles
• 292.647 kilometers
• 158.017 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
• 181.573 miles
• 292.213 kilometers
• 157.782 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 Wanganui to Gisborne?

The estimated flight time from Whanganui Airport to Gisborne Airport is 50 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Gisborne Airport (GIS)

On average, flying from Wanganui to Gisborne generates about 52 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 52 kilograms equals 114 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Gisborne Airport (GIS).

## Airport information

Origin Whanganui Airport
City: Wanganui
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WAG
ICAO Code: NZWU
Coordinates: 39°57′43″S, 175°1′29″E
Destination Gisborne Airport
City: Gisborne
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: GIS
ICAO Code: NZGS
Coordinates: 38°39′47″S, 177°58′40″E