Thames Aerodrome

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Thames Aerodrome
Summary
OperatorThames-Coromandel District Council
LocationThames, New Zealand
Built1940
Elevation AMSL10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates37°9′36″S 175°32′58″E / 37.16000°S 175.54944°E / -37.16000; 175.54944
Websitehttp://www.tcdc.govt.nz/Our-Services/Airfields/Thames-Airfield-NZTH/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 3,648 1,112 Gravel
05/23 2,319 707 Gravel

The Thames Aerodrome serves the town of Thames, in the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is 3km south of the town in the suburb of Rhodes Park. The Aerodrome is named in honour of former Thames resident Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park, Commander of 11 Group Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain.[1]

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  1. ^ "Thames-Coromandel District Council - Thames Airfield (NZTH)". Thames-Coromandel District. Retrieved 2 January 2013.