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Ashburton Aerodrome
IATA: ASGICAO: NZAS
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Ashburton Airport Authority
Location Ashburton, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 298 ft / 91 m
Coordinates 43°54′12″S 171°47′48″E / 43.90333°S 171.79667°E / -43.90333; 171.79667 (Ashburton Aerodrome)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 2,943 897 Grass
06/24 4,554 1,388 Grass
11/29 3,360 1,024 Grass
16/34 3,543 1,080 Grass

Ashburton Aerodrome (IATA: ASGICAO: NZAS) is a small airport 2 NM (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) to the east of Ashburton township on the east coast of the South Island, New Zealand. Newmans Air operated a Christchurch to Queenstown service via Ashburton in the 1980s which allowed skiers to connect to the nearby skifield of Mt. Hutt. Currently there are no scheduled services operating to Ashburton.

Operational information

  • Pilot Controlled Lighting Runway 16/34
  • Circuit: All runways left hand
    • Circuit Height: 1300 ft AMSL

Sources

  • NZAIP Volume 4 AD
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