#14 - Nelson NZNS - Tauranga NZTG

The Flight from Nelson Airport to the Tauranga Airport was 47 minutes long. The distance between these two airports is 270 nm. The weather on this flight was overcast with few clouds and moderate winds, especially on take off.


You can see photos from this flight here below:



Tauranga is a coastal metropolitan city in the Bay of Plenty region and the fifth most populous city of New Zealand, with an urban population of 155,200, or roughly 3% of the national population. It was settled by Māori late in the 13th century, colonised by Europeans in the early 19th century, and was constituted as a city in 1963.


Tauranga Airport (IATA: TRG, ICAO: NZTG) is an airport serving the city of Tauranga, New Zealand. It is located adjacent to Tauranga Harbour in the suburb of Mount Maunganui, approximately 3 km northeast of Tauranga CBD. Air New Zealand serves the airport through its subsidiaries Mount Cook Airline and Air Nelson, with flights to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. A further two regional airlines also operate to the airport, as well as scenic and charter flights, skydiving operations and general aviation.