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Great Barrier Aerodrome
Aircraft Great Barrier Island Aerodrome.jpg
Aircraft at the aerodrome
IATA: GBZICAO: NZGB
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Auckland Council
Location Claris, Great Barrier Island
Elevation AMSL 21 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 36°14′29″S 175°28′19″E / 36.24139°S 175.47194°E / -36.24139; 175.47194Coordinates: 36°14′29″S 175°28′19″E / 36.24139°S 175.47194°E / -36.24139; 175.47194
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Location of the Great Barrier Aerodrome

Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 2,034 620 Grass
10/28 3,116 950 Bitumen/Grass
NZGBairfield
Great Barrier Airfield from the northeast

Great Barrier Aerodrome (IATA: GBZICAO: NZGB) is the major airfield on Great Barrier Island. It is a small, uncontrolled aerodrome at Claris on Great Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf off the North Island of New Zealand. Fuel is not available.

The town of Claris is adjacent and there are rental car and bicycle hire services available at the airport. Landing fees were previously payable at Council offices, but are now billed direct to aircraft operators.

Feral pigs are on the aerodrome sometimes.

The aerodrome has two runways a grass strip and a marked asphalt runway which is 930m by 9m wide. Landing fees are charged by Auckland Transport and are invoiced to the registered owner of the aircraft as per the CAA register of aircraft. Landing fees are (inclusive of GST). $20 for private and $12 for scheduled commercial flights.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations 
Barrier Air Auckland, North Shore
Fly My Sky Auckland, Okiwi
Sunair Hamilton, Tauranga, Whangarei, Whitianga
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