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IATA / ICAO Codes: NSN / NZNS
Airport Name: Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū
Location: Nelson, New Zealand
GPS Coordinates: 41°17'53"S by 173°13'15"E
Operator/Owner: Nelson Airport Limited
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 17 feet (5 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN):

  • On 17 September 2013, the idea for a potential Auckland, Nelson and Queenstown air link was raised with Air New Zealand's chief executive.
  • The furthest airport from Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN) is Bragança Airport (BGC), which is nearly antipodal to Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (meaning Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Bragança Airport), and is located 12,398 miles (19,953 kilometers) away in Bragança, Portugal.
  • Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN) has 4 runways.
  • The closest airport to Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN) is Motueka Aerodrome (MZP), which is located only 17 miles (27 kilometers) NW of NSN.
  • Because of Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū's relatively low elevation of 17 feet, planes can take off or land at Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Construction of Nelson Airport commenced in 1937.
  • Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū handled 776,448 passengers last year.
  • Air New Zealand operate daily up to ten flights to Auckland, thirteen flights to Wellington, Two flights to Palmerston North and seven flights to Christchurch.

Map of Nearest Airports from Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū:

List of Nearest Airports from Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
116.91 miles (27.21 km) NWMotueka Aerodrome (MZP)Motueka, New ZealandView Motueka Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Motueka Aerodrome Set MZP as destination Airport Get more information about Motueka Aerodrome
234.81 miles (56.03 km) NWTakaka Aerodrome (KTF)Takaka, New ZealandView Takaka Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Takaka Aerodrome Set KTF as destination Airport Get more information about Takaka Aerodrome
336.92 miles (59.41 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
480.28 miles (129.19 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
582.24 miles (132.35 km) EWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
690.13 miles (145.05 km) WSWWestport Airport (WSZ)Westport, New ZealandView Westport Airport on a map View satellite image of Westport Airport Set WSZ as destination Airport Get more information about Westport Airport
795.99 miles (154.47 km) ENEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
8127.49 miles (205.18 km) EHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
9131.82 miles (212.14 km) SWGreymouth Airport (GMN)Greymouth, New ZealandView Greymouth Airport on a map View satellite image of Greymouth Airport Set GMN as destination Airport Get more information about Greymouth Airport
10132.18 miles (212.72 km) NEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanganui Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
11142.34 miles (229.07 km) ENEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
12150.78 miles (242.66 km) SWHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport
13155.42 miles (250.12 km) SSWChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
14166.09 miles (267.30 km) NNENew Plymouth Airport (NPL)New Plymouth, New ZealandView New Plymouth Airport on a map View satellite image of New Plymouth Airport Set NPL as destination Airport Get more information about New Plymouth Airport
15194.01 miles (312.23 km) SSWAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome

Map of Furthest Airports from Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū:

List of Furthest Airports from Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,398.04 miles (19,952.67 km) NBragança Airport (BGC)Bragança, PortugalView Bragança Airport on a map View satellite image of Bragança Airport Set BGC as destination Airport Get more information about Bragança Airport
212,387.93 miles (19,936.40 km) EVila Real Airport (VRL)Vila Real, PortugalView Vila Real Airport on a map View satellite image of Vila Real Airport Set VRL as destination Airport Get more information about Vila Real Airport
312,366.16 miles (19,901.36 km) WNWSalamanca-Matacán Airport (SLM)Salamanca, SpainView Salamanca-Matacán Airport on a map View satellite image of Salamanca-Matacán Airport Set SLM as destination Airport Get more information about Salamanca-Matacán Airport
412,356.51 miles (19,885.83 km) NNECovilhã Airport (COV)Covilhã, PortugalView Covilhã Airport on a map View satellite image of Covilhã Airport Set COV as destination Airport Get more information about Covilhã Airport
512,348.23 miles (19,872.50 km) ENEBraga Airport (BGZ)Braga, PortugalView Braga Airport on a map View satellite image of Braga Airport Set BGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Braga Airport
612,338.07 miles (19,856.16 km) EFrancisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO)Porto, PortugalView Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport on a map View satellite image of Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport Set OPO as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
712,333.18 miles (19,848.29 km) WNWValladolid International Airport (VLL)Valladolid, SpainView Valladolid International Airport on a map View satellite image of Valladolid International Airport Set VLL as destination Airport Get more information about Valladolid International Airport
812,330.58 miles (19,844.09 km) NNWLeón Airport (LEN)León, SpainView León Airport on a map View satellite image of León Airport Set LEN as destination Airport Get more information about León Airport
912,321.86 miles (19,830.05 km) NEVigo Airport (VGO)Vigo, Galicia, SpainView Vigo Airport on a map View satellite image of Vigo Airport Set VGO as destination Airport Get more information about Vigo Airport
1012,318.19 miles (19,824.16 km) NECoimbra Airport (CBP)Coimbra, PortugalView Coimbra Airport on a map View satellite image of Coimbra Airport Set CBP as destination Airport Get more information about Coimbra Airport
1112,298.13 miles (19,791.88 km) NESantiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ)Santiago de Compostela, SpainView Santiago de Compostela Airport on a map View satellite image of Santiago de Compostela Airport Set SCQ as destination Airport Get more information about Santiago de Compostela Airport
1212,276.07 miles (19,756.37 km) NNEA Coruña Airport (LCG)A Coruña, SpainView A Coruña Airport on a map View satellite image of A Coruña Airport Set LCG as destination Airport Get more information about A Coruña Airport
1312,275.75 miles (19,755.85 km) NNWAsturias Airport (OVD)Oviedo, Asturias, SpainView Asturias Airport on a map View satellite image of Asturias Airport Set OVD as destination Airport Get more information about Asturias Airport
1412,270.48 miles (19,747.37 km) NBadajoz Airport (BJZ)Badajoz, SpainView Badajoz Airport on a map View satellite image of Badajoz Airport Set BJZ as destination Airport Get more information about Badajoz Airport
1512,259.29 miles (19,729.36 km) WNWAdolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport[1] (MAD)Madrid, SpainView Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport[1] on a map View satellite image of Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport[1] Set MAD as destination Airport Get more information about Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport[1]