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Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch International Airport

Airport History

Development of the aerodrome at Harewood commenced in 1936. By 1946 the form of the terminal area development was established with hangars, a small terminal building, the water tower and some barracks buildings. The two runways and parallel taxiway concept was established in the early 1950's and in 1960 a new terminal building was in operation. Since that time, additions to the buildings, development of parking and access and extensions to the runway/ taxiway/ apron system have been almost continuous.

1935 Christchurch City Countil selected the present site at Harewood.
1936 227 hectares of land purchased.
1937 A 915 metre runway and 60 square metre terminal constructed.
. . .
1990 International Antarctic Centre opened.
1997 Redevelopment of airport public carpark completed with an additional 340 parking spaces.
1998 New International Terminal Building completed creating an additional 28,000 square metres of new floor space.

Christchurch International Airport Reference Point: Latitude: 4329'20"S Longitude: 17232'E

Distance and direction from City: 5 NM WNW of Christchurch

Elevation: 123 ft

Aerodrome reference temperature: 22.4C (January)

Magnetic variation: 2205'E (July 2000) annual change -000.2'

Transition altitude: 11000ft QNH

Transition level: FL130

Runways:
The airport has two runways with parallel full-length taxiways, providing operational flexibility and convenience while meeting the needs of all current aircraft types. The main runway 02/20 (NE/SW) is 3,288m in length and is used for 93% of all operations. The cross-runway 11/29 (NW/SE) is 1,741m in length and is used in Northwest wind conditions by aircraft up to and including 767's.

Christchurch International Airport

Marketing Opportunities

Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) is committed to promoting Christchurch as an international gateway to New Zealand with the aim of:

  • Supporting airlines services
  • Increasing seat capacity
  • Attracting new airline services
  • Creating South Island tourism business opportunities.
In achieving this, CIAL participates in joint partnerships and initiatives with:

  • Airline Partners
  • Travel Wholesalers
  • Regional Tourism Organisations
  • Tourism New Zealand
CIAL also leads the New Zealand Ski Marketing Network (NZSIM), responsible for promoting New Zealand as a ski destination to international markets.

POSTAL ADDRESS
PO Box 14001
Christchurch Airport
Christchurch, New Zealand

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
2nd Floor, International Arrivals Terminal
Christchurch Airport, Memorial Avenue
Christchurch, New Zealand

Hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm
Phone: +64 3 358-5029
Fax: +64 3 353-7730

Email: enquiries at cial co nz


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General Info
Country New Zealand
ICAO ID NZCH
Time UTC+12(+13DT)
Latitude -43.489358
43° 29' 21.69" S
Longitude 172.532225
172° 31' 56.01" E
Elevation 123 feet
37 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 023° E (01/04)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency NEW ZEALAND CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY
Operating Hours NO OPERATING HOURS LISTED
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry


Communications
TWR 118.3
125.0
AMC OPS 122.5
FIS 5592
GND 121.9
125.0
ATIS
Opr HO.
127.2
APP 120.9
124.1
126.1
Communications Remarks  
TWR Provides FIS.
APP Provides FIS.


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
01/19 1690 x 180 feet
515 x 55 meters
GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED. - NO
02/20 10785 x 148 feet
3287 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 060FBXU YES
11/29 5712 x 148 feet
1741 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 040FAXT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME YW EYREWELL 113X 116.6 8.4 NM 107.1
NDB OD WOODEND - 262 11.5 NM 196.8


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1+, Jet A1 with icing inhibitor.

Jet B, Wide cut turbine fuel, Without icing inhibitor.

Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 octane gasoline, leaded, MIL-L-5572F (GREEN)


Remarks
CAUTION Use extreme care dur all taxi opr due to large Nr of lgt acft. Bird haz. Rwy 11-29 - Acft with wingspan over 118' exer caution due to lack of rwy shoulders. METballoons released irregularly.
FUEL A1+ (Mobil Oil) - Avbl 1600-0900Z++ Mon-Fri; 1630-0700Z++ Sat; 1730-0700Z++ Sun.(NC-100, A1, B)
MISC If DoD VIP rqr prk at domestic or intl trml, ctc Air NZ OPS on 130.3 15 min prior to ETA. Arpt opr fone C(03) 358-5029. Rwy 02-20 grooved.
RSTD Rwy 11-29 not avbl to B747 or C5 acft.


Links
http://www.christchurch-airport.co.nz/



Runway 01/19

1690 x 180 feet
515 x 55 meters



Runway 01
Surface GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED.
True Heading 037.7
Latitude -43.486614
43° 29' 11.81" S
Longitude 172.531267
172° 31' 52.56" E
Landing Distance 1690 feet
515 meters
Takeoff Distance 1690 feet
515 meters

Runway 19
Surface GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED.
True Heading 217.7
Latitude -43.482658
43° 28' 57.57" S
Longitude 172.535464
172° 32' 07.67" E
Landing Distance 1690 feet
515 meters
Takeoff Distance 1690 feet
515 meters



Runway 02/20

10785 x 148 feet
3287 x 45 meters



Runway 02
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 040.0
Latitude -43.497639
43° 29' 51.50" S
Longitude 172.522111
172° 31' 19.60" E
Elevation 123.0 feet
37 meters
Slope -0.3°
Landing Distance 10785 feet
3287 meters
Takeoff Distance 10785 feet
3287 meters
Lighting System HIRL
J
PAPI

Runway 20
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 220.0
Latitude -43.475000
43° 28' 30.00" S
Longitude 172.548278
172° 32' 53.80" E
Elevation 93.0 feet
28 meters
Slope 0.3°
Landing Distance 10785 feet
3287 meters
Takeoff Distance 10785 feet
3287 meters
Lighting System HIRL
J
PAPI



Runway 11/29

5712 x 148 feet
1741 x 45 meters



Runway 11
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 130.0
Latitude -43.484628
43° 29' 04.66" S
Longitude 172.524533
172° 31' 28.32" E
Elevation 115.0 feet
35 meters
Slope -0.4°
Landing Distance 5712 feet
1741 meters
Takeoff Distance 5712 feet
1741 meters
Lighting System LIRL
S
PAPI

Runway 29
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 310.0
Latitude -43.494739
43° 29' 41.06" S
Longitude 172.540992
172° 32' 27.57" E
Elevation 95.0 feet
29 meters
Slope 0.4°
Landing Distance 5712 feet
1741 meters
Takeoff Distance 5712 feet
1741 meters
Lighting System LIRL
S
PAPI


Navaids



EYREWELL
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
VOR-DME YW 113X 116.6 New Zealand -
Latitude Longitude Airport
-43.398797
43° 23' 55.67" S
172.385278
172° 23' 07.00" E
NZCH


Navaids



WOODEND
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
NDB OD - 262 New Zealand -
Latitude Longitude Airport
-43.342383
43° 20' 32.58" S
172.700986
172° 42' 03.55" E
NZCH




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