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How far is Nelson from Whangarei?

The distance between Whangarei (Whangarei Airport) and Nelson (Nelson Airport) is 386 miles / 622 kilometers / 336 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Whangarei (WRE) to Nelson (NSN) is 631 miles / 1016 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 22 minutes.

Whangarei Airport – Nelson Airport

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Distance from Whangarei to Nelson

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 386.431 miles
  • 621.901 kilometers
  • 335.800 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
  • 387.046 miles
  • 622.891 kilometers
  • 336.334 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 Whangarei to Nelson?

The estimated flight time from Whangarei Airport to Nelson Airport is 1 hour and 13 minutes.

What is the time difference between Whangarei and Nelson?

There is no time difference between Whangarei and Nelson.

Flight carbon footprint between Whangarei Airport (WRE) and Nelson Airport (NSN)

On average, flying from Whangarei to Nelson generates about 82 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 82 kilograms equals 181 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Whangarei to Nelson

Shortest flight path between Whangarei Airport (WRE) and Nelson Airport (NSN).

Airport information

Origin Whangarei Airport
City: Whangarei
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WRE
ICAO Code: NZWR
Coordinates: 35°46′5″S, 174°21′54″E
Destination 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