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Distance between Nelson (NSN) and Queenstown (ZQN)

Flight distance from Nelson to Queenstown (Nelson Airport – Queenstown Airport) is 342 miles / 551 kilometers / 298 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Nelson (NSN) to Queenstown (ZQN) is 498 miles / 801 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 56 minutes.

Nelson – Queenstown

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342
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551
Kilometers
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298
Nautical miles

How far is Queenstown from Nelson?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 342.446 miles
  • 551.113 kilometers
  • 297.577 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
  • 342.218 miles
  • 550.746 kilometers
  • 297.379 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Nelson Airport to Queenstown Airport is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Nelson and Queenstown.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Nelson to Queenstown generates about 75 kg of CO2 per passenger, 75 kilograms is equal to 166 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Nelson to Queenstown

Shortest flight path between Nelson Airport (NSN) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E