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Picton Aerodrome
Airport type Private
Operator Sounds Air and Travel Ltd
Serves Picton (town)
Location Koromiko, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 459 ft / 140 m
Coordinates 41°20′41″S 173°57′29″E / 41.3447°S 173.9580°E / -41.3447; 173.9580
Runway Length Surface
m ft
18/36 840 2,755 Bitumen
Cessna 208 (Sounds Air) Picton-Koromiko airfield
A Sounds Air aircraft arriving at Picton
Picton Airport
The Picton Adventure Airport terminal building in 2016

Picton Aerodrome (IATA: PCNICAO: NZPN) is a Non-Certificated Aerodrome 4 NM (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) south of Picton township in the Marlborough District of the South Island in New Zealand. Sounds Air has 5 flights per day to Wellington. The Marlborough Sounds Airpark is located nearby offering 16 private hangars adjacent to the main runway with remote control access for the owners to park their aircraft. On 2 January 1986 seven people died when a Cessna aircraft crashed on takeoff near Picton. Later in another accident on 29 January 1996 five died when a Cessna Caravan crashed on approach to Picton.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations 
Sounds Air Wellington
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