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Whitianga Aerodrome
IATA: WTZICAO: NZWT
Summary
Airport type Private
Operator Mercury Bay Aero Club, PO Box 44, Whitianga.
Location Whitianga, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 49 ft / 15 m
Coordinates 36°49′44″S 175°40′57″E / 36.82889°S 175.68250°E / -36.82889; 175.68250Coordinates: 36°49′44″S 175°40′57″E / 36.82889°S 175.68250°E / -36.82889; 175.68250
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 4,678 1,426 Grass
16/34 2,286 697 Grass

Whitianga Aerodrome (IATA: WTZICAO: NZWT) serves the town of Whitianga, New Zealand. The aerodrome is located 1.5 NM west of Whitianga on the eastern side of the Coromandel Peninsula in the North Island of New Zealand.

The aerodrome is operated by the Mercury Bay Aero Club. The aerodrome is popular with model aircraft enthusiasts and glider pilots.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations 
Air Auckland Ardmore, Claris
Barrier Air Auckland (begins 15 December 2021)
Sunair Ardmore, Claris, Tauranga

Air Auckland bases an aircraft at Whitianga used for both scheduled services and sightseeing charters.

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