GPS Tools

The GPS Tools modules enable you to calculate and sort distances based on geographical coordinates.

Getting Started with GPS Tools

Prerequisites

  • GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) of the desired locations

Calculate and Sort Distance

Calculate Distance

Calculates the direct distance between two geographical coordinates.

Origin Latitude

Enter the latitude of the first location in the following format:

  • Decimal degrees, e.g. 41.40338

Origin Longitude

Enter the longitude of the first location in the following format:

  • Decimal degrees, e.g. 2.17403

Destination Latitude

Enter the latitude of the second location in the following format:

  • Decimal degrees, e.g. 16.822043

Destination Longitude

Enter the longitude of the second location. In the following format:

  • Decimal degrees, e.g. -93.079391

Find the Closest Destination

Calculates the direct distance to multiple destinations and returns the closest one.

Origin Latitude

Enter the latitude of the first location in the following format:

  • Decimal degrees, e.g. 41.40338

Origin Longitude

Enter the longitude of the first location in the following format:

  • Decimal degrees, e.g. 2.17403

Destination

Specify the locations (by latitude and longitude in decimal degrees) from which you want to find the closest one.

Sort Distance

Calculates the direct distance to multiple destinations and sorts them by the distance.

Origin Latitude

Enter the latitude of the first location in the following format:

  • Decimal degrees, e.g. 41.40338

Origin Longitude

Enter the longitude of the first location in the following format:

  • Decimal degrees, e.g. 2.17403

Sort Order

Select whether to return destinations in ascending or descending order.

Return Limit

Set the maximum number of destinations Make will return during one execution cycle.

Destination

Specify the locations (by latitude and longitude in decimal degrees) which you want to sort by distance.