# How far is Nelson from Hamilton?

The distance between Hamilton (Hamilton Airport) and Nelson (Nelson Airport) is 262 miles / 422 kilometers / 228 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Hamilton (HLZ) to Nelson (NSN) is 450 miles / 724 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 36 minutes.

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## Distance from Hamilton to Nelson

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Hamilton to Nelson. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 262.172 miles
• 421.925 kilometers
• 227.821 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
• 262.377 miles
• 422.254 kilometers
• 227.999 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 Hamilton to Nelson?

The estimated flight time from Hamilton Airport to Nelson Airport is 59 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Hamilton Airport (HLZ) and Nelson Airport (NSN)

On average, flying from Hamilton to Nelson generates about 64 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 64 kilograms equals 140 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Hamilton to Nelson

See the map of the shortest flight path between Hamilton Airport (HLZ) and Nelson Airport (NSN).

## Airport information

Origin Hamilton Airport
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: HLZ
ICAO Code: NZHN
Coordinates: 37°52′0″S, 175°19′55″E
Destination Nelson Airport
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: NSN
ICAO Code: NZNS
Coordinates: 41°17′53″S, 173°13′15″E