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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):

  • The airport has a single terminal building with 9 tarmac gates.
  • In 2014, Nelson City Council deemed the main terminal of Nelson Airport a earthquake risk and at fault of possible liquefaction.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū handled 776,448 passengers last year.

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]