How far is Nelson from Timaru?

The distance between Timaru (Richard Pearse Airport) and Nelson (Nelson Airport) is 231 miles / 372 kilometers / 201 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Timaru (TIU) to Nelson (NSN) is 349 miles / 562 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 47 minutes.

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Distance from Timaru to Nelson

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 230.860 miles
• 371.534 kilometers
• 200.612 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
• 230.920 miles
• 371.630 kilometers
• 200.664 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 Timaru to Nelson?

The estimated flight time from Richard Pearse Airport to Nelson Airport is 56 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Nelson Airport (NSN)

On average, flying from Timaru to Nelson generates about 59 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 59 kilograms equals 130 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Timaru to Nelson

See the map of the shortest flight path between Richard Pearse Airport (TIU) and Nelson Airport (NSN).

Airport information

Origin Richard Pearse Airport
City: Timaru
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: TIU
ICAO Code: NZTU
Coordinates: 44°18′10″S, 171°13′30″E
Destination Nelson Airport
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: NSN
ICAO Code: NZNS
Coordinates: 41°17′53″S, 173°13′15″E