Picton Aerodrome

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Picton Aerodrome
IATA: PCNICAO: NZOK
Summary
Airport type Private
Operator Sounds Air and Travel Ltd
Serves Picton (town)
Location Koromiko, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 459 ft / 140 m
Coordinates 41°20′41″S 173°57′29″E / 41.3447°S 173.9580°E / -41.3447; 173.9580Coordinates: 41°20′41″S 173°57′29″E / 41.3447°S 173.9580°E / -41.3447; 173.9580
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 840 2,755 Bitumen
A Sounds Air aircraft arriving at Picton

Picton Aerodrome (IATA: PCNICAO: NZOK) is a Non-Certificated Aerodrome 4 NM (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) south of Picton township in the Marlborough District of the South Island in New Zealand. Sounds Air has 5 flights per day to Wellington. The Marlborough Sounds Airpark is located nearby offering 16 private hangars adjacent to the main runway with remote control access for the owners to park their aircraft.[1] On 2 January in 1986 seven people died when a Cessna aircraft crashed on take off near Picton. Later in another accident on 29 January 1996 five died when a Cessna Caravan crashed on approach to Picton.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Sounds Air Wellington

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beacon Hill Design Ltd. "Sounds Air Park | Residential airpark development located at Picton Airport in Marlborough, New Zealand.". soundsairpark.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09. 
  2. ^ "History of NZ plane crashes - national | Stuff.co.nz". stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 2014-02-09.