Cromwell Racecourse Aerodrome

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Cromwell Racecourse Aerodrome
Airport type Private
Operator Central Otago District Council
Location Cromwell, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 745 ft / 227 m
Coordinates 45°02′55″S 169°10′14″E / 45.04861°S 169.17056°E / -45.04861; 169.17056Coordinates: 45°02′55″S 169°10′14″E / 45.04861°S 169.17056°E / -45.04861; 169.17056
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 2,723 830 Grass
18/36 3,346 1,020 Grass

Cromwell Racecourse Aerodrome (IATA: N/AICAO: NZCS) is a small airport 1 Nautical Mile (1.9km) to the west of Cromwell township in Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. The aerodrome is located on the boundary of the Cromwell Racecourse which is used for horse racing and adjacent to Cromwell Hospital.

Operational information:

  • No runway lighting
  • Runway strength ESWL 3630
  • Circuit: RWY 36 - right hand RWY 18/27 - left hand
    • Circuit Height: 1800ft AMSL
  • Runway 09: Landing Prohibited
  • Runway 27: Take-off prohibited