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Takaka Aerodrome
IATA: KTFICAO: NZTK
Summary
Operator Takaka Aerodrome Management Committee
Location Takaka, New Zealand
Hub for Golden Bay Air
Built 1940
Elevation AMSL 97 ft / 30 m
Coordinates 40°49′0.84″S 172°46′33.60″E / 40.8169000°S 172.7760000°E / -40.8169000; 172.7760000Coordinates: 40°49′0.84″S 172°46′33.60″E / 40.8169000°S 172.7760000°E / -40.8169000; 172.7760000
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 1,982 604 Gravel
18/36 2,730 832 Paved

The Takaka Aerodrome serves the town of Takaka, in the South Island of New Zealand.

Description

Takaka Aerodrome is northwest of the town. State Highway 60 runs just south of Runway 36. It was established in 1940 and is owned by the Tasman District Council.

There are two runways at the aerodrome. One runs north-south and is 832 metres (2,730 feet) long and 12 metres (39 feet) wide. The second crosses the first in a south-east to north-west direction and is 604 metres (1,982 feet) long.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations 
Golden Bay Air Karamea, Nelson, Wellington

Sources

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