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Distance between Whangarei (WRE) and Gisborne (GIS)

Flight distance from Whangarei to Gisborne (Whangarei Airport – Gisborne Airport) is 282 miles / 454 kilometers / 245 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Whangarei (WRE) to Gisborne (GIS) is 395 miles / 635 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Whangarei to Gisborne.

Shortest flight path between Whangarei Airport (WRE) and Gisborne Airport (GIS).

How far is Gisborne from Whangarei?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Whangarei and Gisborne. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 282.021 miles
  • 453.869 kilometers
  • 245.069 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
  • 281.964 miles
  • 453.777 kilometers
  • 245.020 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 Whangarei Airport
City: Whangarei
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WRE
ICAO Code: NZWR
Coordinates: 35°46′5″S, 174°21′54″E

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Whangarei and Gisborne.

Time Difference

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Gisborne

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whangarei (WRE) → Gisborne (GIS).

Distance:
282
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
282

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