#13 - Dunedin NZDN - Nelson NZNS

The Flight from Dunedin International Airport to the Nelson Airport was 54 minutes long. The distance between these two airports is 354 nm. The weather on this flight was overcast with few clouds and strong front wind up to 70 knots during the cruising at 35000 feats. Because of this strong wind we had also strong turbulence, especially over Nelson Lakes National Park area.


You can see photos from this flight here below:



Nelson is a city on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay / Te Tai-o-Aorere. Nelson is the oldest city in the South Island and the second-oldest settled city in New Zealand – it was established in 1841 and became a city by royal charter in 1858. The Nelson urban area has a population of 51,100, making it New Zealand's 15th most populous urban area.


Nelson Airport (IATA: NSN, ICAO: NZNS) is located 6 km (3.7 mi) south-west of central Nelson, New Zealand, in the suburb of Annesbrook. Approximately 1.2 million passengers and visitors use the airport terminal annually.Passenger numbers for the 2017 financial year were 1,000,373, up from 865,203 in 2016. It is the sixth-busiest airport in New Zealand by passenger numbers and seventh by aircraft movements, as well as being the busiest New Zealand airport without any scheduled international service.