Taieri Aerodrome facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTaieri Aerodrome
|IATA: none – ICAO: NZTI|
|Owner||Dunedin City Council|
|Operator||Otago Aero Club|
|Location||Mosgiel, Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Elevation AMSL||85 ft / 26 m|
Taieri Aerodrome was the most southerly Royal New Zealand Air Force flying station during World War II. No. 1 Elementary Flying School, No. 307 Elementary Ground Training School and a flight which managed stored Lockheed Hudsons were located there.
Taieri Aerodrome is home to the Otago Aero Club, New Zealand's oldest aero club, being established in 1927. In addition to being a social organisation, the aero club offers flying school. There are also a number of businesses that operate from the airfield, including those that specialise in maintenance and aircraft restoration. These include Southair Aviation (GA aircraft maintenance provider), Custom Aviation (light aircraft maintenance and construction), Heliotago, and Highland Helicopters.
The aerodrome is host to the popular biennial Wings & Wheels day, which sees a variety of aircraft and vintage cars on display.
Taieri has four grass runway vectors 05/23 and 11/29.
Avgas is available via Z Energy swipecard, east of northern end RWY 05 and Jet A1 is available from HeliOtago.
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