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How far is Gisborne from Whangarei?

The distance between Whangarei (Whangarei Airport) and Gisborne (Gisborne Airport) is 282 miles / 454 kilometers / 245 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Whangarei (WRE) to Gisborne (GIS) is 395 miles / 636 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 41 minutes.

Whangarei Airport – Gisborne Airport

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Distance from Whangarei to Gisborne

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Whangarei to Gisborne. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from Whangarei to Gisborne?

The estimated flight time from Whangarei Airport to Gisborne Airport is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

What is the time difference between Whangarei and Gisborne?

There is no time difference between Whangarei and Gisborne.

Flight carbon footprint between Whangarei Airport (WRE) and Gisborne Airport (GIS)

On average, flying from Whangarei to Gisborne generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 67 kilograms equals 147 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Whangarei to Gisborne

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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