Pukaki Airport

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Pukaki Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Pukaki Airport Authority
Location Twizel, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 1,575 ft / 480 m
Coordinates 44°14′13″S 170°7′8″E / 44.23694°S 170.11889°E / -44.23694; 170.11889Coordinates: 44°14′13″S 170°7′8″E / 44.23694°S 170.11889°E / -44.23694; 170.11889
Website http://www.airportpukaki.co.nz
Direction Length Surface
ft m
33/15 3,550 1,082 asphalt
07/25 1,804 550 grass

Pukaki Airport (IATA: TWZICAO: NZUK) is a small airport in the Mackenzie District of the South Island of New Zealand. The airport is located about 3 km North from the township of Twizel and is about 284 km from Christchurch.

The airport contains a fully automated Met Service weather station, several hangars, and a BP petrol system containing 20,000 litres of JetA1 and 15,000 litres of Avgas fuel for planes to refuel with a BP Fuel Card.

Air Safaris operates scenic charter flights from this airport.

View of the Pukaki Airport

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