Glentanner Aerodrome

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Glentanner Aerodrome
IATA: GTNICAO: NZGT
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Mr R K Ivey, Glentanner Station
Location Lake Pukaki
Elevation AMSL 1,824 ft / 556 m
Coordinates 43°54′24″S 170°07′42″E / 43.90667°S 170.12833°E / -43.90667; 170.12833Coordinates: 43°54′24″S 170°07′42″E / 43.90667°S 170.12833°E / -43.90667; 170.12833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 3,166 965 Asphalt

Glentanner Aerodrome (IATA: GTNICAO: NZGT) is an aerodrome located at the north west end of Lake Pukaki in New Zealand. From 1987 onwards to their demise Newmans Air operated Dash-7 aircraft into Glentanner from Christchurch and Queenstown.

Formally used as a standby airport for Mount Cook Airlines if the Mount Cook airport was closed due to inclement weather. Paved and capable of handling aircraft up to Hawker Siddley HS748 size. A small bus transfer terminal with a couple of baggage trolleys were based at the strip.[1]

Air Safaris operates sightseeing flights at this aerodrome.

Operational information[edit]

  • Circuit
    • RWY 15 Left hand
    • RWY 33 Right hand
  • Stock graze occasionally, pilots check status.
  • Severe turbulence may be encountered in strong winds
  • VFR operations may be subject to special procedures.

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of Mt Cook Airlines/pub1990

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