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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):

  • Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū handled 776,448 passengers last year.
  • Nelson airport is the home base of Air Nelson operating under the Air NZ Link banner, which operates a fleet of Bombardier Dash 8 Q300s on national air routes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN) has 4 runways.
  • On 17 September 2013, the idea for a potential Auckland, Nelson and Queenstown air link was raised with Air New Zealand's chief executive.
  • 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set MAD as destination Airport Get more information about Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport[1]