Distance between Lower Post BC and Fort Nelson BC

The distance from Lower Post to Fort Nelson is 493 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 42 minutes and goes through Fort Halkett and Toad River.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Lower Post 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 159 km, 1 h 51 min
Fort Halkett 159 km 1:51 1 h 51 min 10.4 L
97 141 km, 1 h 37 min
Toad River 300 km 3:28 3 h 28 min 23.2 L
97 193 km, 2 h 14 min
Fort Nelson 493 km 5:42 5 h 42 min 35.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Lower Post to Fort Nelson?

Fuel cost: 74.2 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 493 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.88 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Lower Post to Fort Nelson?

Driving time: 5 h 42 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 338 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 45 min
  • 153 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 54 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Lower Post to Fort Nelson by land?

The distance between Lower Post and Fort Nelson is 493 km by road.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Lower Post and Fort Nelson respectively.

How far is Lower Post to Fort Nelson by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Lower Post and Fort Nelson is 351 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Lower Post and Fort Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Lower Post from Fort Nelson by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 26 min to cover the distance of 351 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 35 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Lower Post to Fort Nelson?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 27 min to cover the distance of 351 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 40 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Lower Post and Fort Nelson?

The halfway point between Lower Post and Fort Nelson is Toad River. It is located about 54 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Toad River to Lower Post is 300 km and driving will take about 3 h 28 min. The road between Toad River and Fort Nelson has length 193 km and will take approximately 2 h 14 min.

Where is Lower Post in relation to Fort Nelson?

Lower Post is located 351 km west of Fort Nelson.

Lower Post has geographic coordinates: latitude 59.92424, longitude -128.49622.

Fort Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 58.80628, longitude -122.69396.

Which highway goes from Lower Post to Fort Nelson?

The route from Lower Post to Fort Nelson follows 97.

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