# How far is Nelson from Wanganui?

The distance between Wanganui (Whanganui Airport) and Nelson (Nelson Airport) is 132 miles / 213 kilometers / 115 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Wanganui (WAG) to Nelson (NSN) is 254 miles / 409 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 19 minutes.

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## Distance from Wanganui to Nelson

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 132.257 miles
• 212.847 kilometers
• 114.928 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
• 132.171 miles
• 212.708 kilometers
• 114.853 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 Wanganui to Nelson?

The estimated flight time from Whanganui Airport to Nelson Airport is 45 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Nelson Airport (NSN)

On average, flying from Wanganui to Nelson generates about 44 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 44 kilograms equals 98 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Wanganui to Nelson

See the map of the shortest flight path between Whanganui Airport (WAG) and Nelson Airport (NSN).

## Airport information

Origin Whanganui Airport
City: Wanganui
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WAG
ICAO Code: NZWU
Coordinates: 39°57′43″S, 175°1′29″E
Destination Nelson Airport
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: NSN
ICAO Code: NZNS
Coordinates: 41°17′53″S, 173°13′15″E