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How far is Nelson from Palmerston North?

The distance between Palmerston North (Palmerston North Airport) and Nelson (Nelson Airport) is 143 miles / 229 kilometers / 124 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Palmerston North (PMR) to Nelson (NSN) is 225 miles / 362 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 36 minutes.

Palmerston North Airport – Nelson Airport

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Distance from Palmerston North to Nelson

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 142.584 miles
  • 229.466 kilometers
  • 123.902 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
  • 142.344 miles
  • 229.080 kilometers
  • 123.693 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 Palmerston North to Nelson?

The estimated flight time from Palmerston North Airport to Nelson Airport is 46 minutes.

What is the time difference between Palmerston North and Nelson?

There is no time difference between Palmerston North and Nelson.

Flight carbon footprint between Palmerston North Airport (PMR) and Nelson Airport (NSN)

On average, flying from Palmerston North to Nelson generates about 46 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 46 kilograms equals 101 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Palmerston North to Nelson

Shortest flight path between Palmerston North Airport (PMR) and Nelson Airport (NSN).

Airport information

Origin Palmerston North Airport
City: Palmerston North
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: PMR
ICAO Code: NZPM
Coordinates: 40°19′14″S, 175°37′1″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

Airlines flying from Palmerston North (PMR) to Nelson (NSN)

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