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Distance between Whakatane (WHK) and Nelson (NSN)

Flight distance from Whakatane to Nelson (Whakatane Airport – Nelson Airport) is 305 miles / 491 kilometers / 265 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Nelson (NSN) is 471 miles / 758 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Whakatane to Nelson.

Shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Nelson Airport (NSN).

How far is Nelson from Whakatane?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Whakatane and Nelson. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 305.117 miles
  • 491.038 kilometers
  • 265.139 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
  • 305.071 miles
  • 490.965 kilometers
  • 265.100 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 Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″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 Whakatane and Nelson.

Time Difference

Whakatane

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Nelson

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (154 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whakatane (WHK) → Nelson (NSN).

Distance:
305
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
305

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