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Balclutha Aerodrome
Airport type Private
Operator South Otago Aero Club
Location Balclutha, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 22 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 46°14′36″S 169°45′00″E / 46.24333°S 169.75000°E / -46.24333; 169.75000
Runway Length Surface
ft m
07/25 2,185 666 Grass

Balclutha Aerodrome (IATA: N/AICAO: NZBA) is a small airport 0.5 Nautical Miles (1 km) southeast of Balclutha township on the east coast of the South Island, New Zealand.

The aerodrome is operated by and is home to the South Otago Aero Club. The aerodrome is popular with model aircraft enthusiasts and glider pilots.

Operational information:

  • Airfield elevation is 22 ft AMSL
  • Runway 07/25, 666 x 91 meters grass
  • No Runway lighting available
  • Surface strength ESWL 820
  • Circuit: RWY 07 - right hand; RWY 25 - left hand
  • Circuit Height: 1000 ft AMSL
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