Richard Pearse Airport

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Richard Pearse Airport
(Timaru Airport)
Richard Pearse Airport - Timaru.jpg

IATA: TIUICAO: NZTU

TIU is located in South Island
TIU
TIU
Location of airport in South Island
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Timaru District Council
Location Timaru, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 89 ft / 27 m
Coordinates 44°18′10″S 171°13′31″E / 44.30278°S 171.22528°E / -44.30278; 171.22528
Website http://www.timaru.govt.nz/airport.html
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02R/20L 1,280 4,200 Asphalt
02L/20R 1,188 3,898 Grass
11/29 1,113 3,652 Grass
Sources: AIP [1] and DAFIF [2][3]

Richard Pearse Airport (IATA: TIUICAO: NZTU), also known as Timaru Airport, is located off the Pleasant Point HWY, 4 km north of the suburb Washdyke in Timaru, New Zealand. The airport takes its name from the local pioneer aviator, Richard Pearse, who allegedly flew before the Wright Brothers. Timaru is a small airport with 1 gate, with 1 asphalt runway, and 2 grass runways, it offers regular Air New Zealand Link flights to Wellington, formerly flights were operated to Oamaru by Air New Zealand and Christchurch by Mount Cook Airline.


The terminal at Timaru airport, 2014
The Sign outside Timaru Airport, 2014

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air New Zealand Link operated by Eagle Airways Wellington

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charts for NZTU at AIP New Zealand.
  2. ^ Airport information for NZTU at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for TIU / NZTU at Great Circle Mapper. Source: AIP, CAA, DAFIF.

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