# 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
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E

B Nelson Airport
City: Nelson
Country: 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.

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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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