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Distance between Palmerston North (PMR) and Nelson (NSN)

Flight distance from Palmerston North to Nelson (Palmerston North Airport – Nelson Airport) is 143 miles / 229 kilometers / 124 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Palmerston North (PMR) to Nelson (NSN) is 224 miles / 361 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 10 minutes.

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

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

How far is Nelson from Palmerston North?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Palmerston North and Nelson. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Palmerston North and Nelson.

Time Difference

Palmerston North

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Nelson

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 46 kg (101 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palmerston North (PMR) → Nelson (NSN).

Distance:
143
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
143

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