Distance from Wellington to Nelson

Distance is 126 kilometers or 78 miles or 68 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map - Shortest path between Wellington and Nelson

  • Location for Wellington
  • Location for Nelson
The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Wellington

Latitude: 41° 17' South
Longitude: 174° 47' East
Initial heading:270.1°WestWest
Final heading:271.0°WestWest

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Heading from Nelson

Latitude: 41° 16' South
Longitude: 173° 17' East
Initial heading:91.0°EastEast
Final heading:90.1°EastEast

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Wellington (New Zealand)Friday, November 21, 2014 at 12:44:01 PM
Nelson (New Zealand)Friday, November 21, 2014 at 12:44:01 PM

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