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How far is Nelson from Invercargill?

The distance between Invercargill (Invercargill Airport) and Nelson (Nelson Airport) is 430 miles / 691 kilometers / 373 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Invercargill (IVC) to Nelson (NSN) is 611 miles / 984 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 10 minutes.

Invercargill Airport – Nelson Airport

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Distance from Invercargill to Nelson

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 429.671 miles
  • 691.489 kilometers
  • 373.374 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
  • 429.516 miles
  • 691.239 kilometers
  • 373.239 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 Invercargill to Nelson?

The estimated flight time from Invercargill Airport to Nelson Airport is 1 hour and 18 minutes.

What is the time difference between Invercargill and Nelson?

There is no time difference between Invercargill and Nelson.

Flight carbon footprint between Invercargill Airport (IVC) and Nelson Airport (NSN)

On average, flying from Invercargill to Nelson generates about 88 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 88 kilograms equals 195 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Invercargill to Nelson

Shortest flight path between Invercargill Airport (IVC) and Nelson Airport (NSN).

Airport information

Origin Invercargill Airport
City: Invercargill
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: IVC
ICAO Code: NZNV
Coordinates: 46°24′44″S, 168°18′46″E
Destination Nelson Airport
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: NSN
ICAO Code: NZNS
Coordinates: 41°17′53″S, 173°13′15″E