# Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and Nelson (NSN)

Flight distance from Queenstown to Nelson (Queenstown Airport – Nelson Airport) is 342 miles / 551 kilometers / 298 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to Nelson (NSN) is 498 miles / 801 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 42 minutes.

342
Miles
551
Kilometers
298
Nautical miles
1 h 8 min

## How far is Nelson from Queenstown?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 342.446 miles
• 551.113 kilometers
• 297.577 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
• 342.218 miles
• 550.746 kilometers
• 297.379 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 Queenstown to Nelson?

Estimated flight time from Queenstown Airport to Nelson Airport is 1 hour 8 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Queenstown and Nelson?

There is no time difference between Queenstown and Nelson.

## Flight carbon footprint between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Nelson Airport (NSN)

On average flying from Queenstown to Nelson generates about 75 kg of CO2 per passenger, 75 kilograms is equal to 166 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Nelson Airport (NSN).

## Airport information

Origin Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E
Destination Nelson Airport
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: NSN
ICAO Code: NZNS
Coordinates: 41°17′53″S, 173°13′15″E