## Calculate distance between two cordinates on earth #distance

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* by William Wallace - 6 years ago (2015-05-18)*

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| I have two points on earth. What is the distance between them? Obviously it is not sqrt(pow(long1 - long2,2) + pow(lat1 - lat2,2) ) |

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## PHP Calculate Distance: Find the distance between points using Haversine

| * by Anthony Amolochitis package author 445 - 6 years ago (2015-05-27)* Comment
This class should make it easy for you. It calculates the distance between two points on the earth sphere. The example shows how easy it is to use as well.
I hope this helps. |

## GPS Coordinates Distance: Calculate distance between geographic coordinates

| * by Dave Smith 6845 - 6 years ago (2015-05-18)* Comment
This class will calculate the distance between two points and perform a conversion from miles to whatever unit you are after. If I am reading it correctly, the formula (which is in the class) is for a straight line and does not take into account the curvature of the earth, so it may be off slightly. |