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Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and Gisborne (GIS)

Flight distance from Queenstown to Gisborne (Queenstown Airport – Gisborne Airport) is 647 miles / 1042 kilometers / 562 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to Gisborne (GIS) is 894 miles / 1439 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Gisborne Airport (GIS).

How far is Gisborne from Queenstown?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 647.198 miles
  • 1041.564 kilometers
  • 562.400 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
  • 646.623 miles
  • 1040.638 kilometers
  • 561.900 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 Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″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 Queenstown and Gisborne.

Time Difference

Queenstown

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Gisborne

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (261 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Queenstown (ZQN) → Gisborne (GIS).

Distance:
647
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
647

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