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Nelson Airport (NSN)


Nelson, New Zealand

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Elevation: 17ft

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Nelson is a vibrant and beautiful city in New Zealand’s South Island. Located in the sunny climate of the upper South Island, Nelson is surrounded by stunning natural beauty. With a population of around 50,000 people, Nelson has a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere, with a range of attractions and activities to keep visitors entertained. From its stunning beaches, to its wineries, galleries and bustling markets, Nelson is a great place to visit. Nelson Airport (NSN) is located 6km south-west of central Nelson and is a major hub for domestic flights in New Zealand. The airport is well served by public transportation and is a great starting point for exploring the region.

Airport Directions

By Car: You can drive to Nelson Airport (NSN) from anywhere within the region. The cost will depend on the distance you are travelling and any tolls. By Bus: InterCity operates a bus from Woodbourne to Nelson 4 times a week. Tickets cost $23 – $40 and the journey takes around 1 hour and 40 minutes. By Train: The nearest train station to Nelson Airport (NSN) is Blenheim Station, located around 50 km away. Tickets cost around $15 – $25 and the journey takes around 1 hour and 10 minutes. By Taxi: You can catch a taxi from Nelson (NSN) to Kaiteriteri with Terry’s Tours & Transfers, Sun City Taxis or Go Nelson. The fares will depend on the distance you are travelling.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

There are two terminals at Nelson Airport (NSN): Terminal A and Terminal B. The following airlines operate at each terminal:Terminal A: Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and SunairTerminal B: Air Chathams, Air Rarotonga, Sounds Air, and Originair

Airport Address

The address of Nelson Airport (NSN) is Nelson Airport, 442 Airport Road, Nelson 7040, New Zealand. The telephone number is +64 3 546 9338 and the email address is The opening hours are Monday to Sunday, 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost and Found at Nelson Airport (NSN) is located at Nelson Airport, Nelson. The telephone number is +64 3 547 8078 and the opening hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

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