Richard Pearse Airport (IATA: TIU, ICAO: 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 and Christchurch.
Airlines and destinations
- ^ Charts for NZTU at AIP New Zealand.
- ^ Airport information for NZTU at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- ^ Airport information for TIU / NZTU at Great Circle Mapper. Source: AIP, CAA, DAFIF.