Map of flight path and driving directions from Christchurch to Nelson.
Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Nelson Airport (NSN).
How far is Nelson from Christchurch?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Christchurch and Nelson. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 155.287 miles
- 249.910 kilometers
- 134.941 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
- 155.417 miles
- 250.120 kilometers
- 135.054 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Christchurch and Nelson.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 48 kg (106 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Christchurch (CHC) → Nelson (NSN).