Wanganui Airport

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Wanganui Airport

IATA: WAGICAO: NZWU

WAG is located in North Island
WAG
WAG
Location of airport in North Island
Summary
Location Wanganui, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 27 ft / 8 m
Coordinates 39°57′44″S 175°01′31″E / 39.96222°S 175.02528°E / -39.96222; 175.02528
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 2,877 877 Grass
11C/29C 4,521 1,378 Asphalt
11R/29L 2,756 840 Grass
11L/29R 1,654 504 Grass
14/32 2,959 902 Grass
Source: World Aero Data [1]

Wanganui Airport is the airport which serves Wanganui, New Zealand (IATA: WAGICAO: NZWU). It is located to the south of Whanganui River, approximately 4km from the centre of Wanganui. The airport was opened in 1954, and services to the airport began in November that year.[1] In September 2013, Air New Zealand announced that it would withdraw services from Wanganui to Wellington and Taupo in December 2013. Sounds Air briefly took over the Wellington route, however these were later terminated on 15 May 2015. The airport has a single terminal with just two gates.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air New Zealand Link operated by Eagle Airways Auckland (ends 8 February 2016)
Air New Zealand Link operated by Air Nelson Auckland

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