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Taupo Airport

Welcome to Taupo Airport

Flying into Taupo visitors and locals alike are always struck by the size and beauty of the Lake. Located in the centre of New Zealand's exciting North Island Lake Taupo has a surface area of 616 square kilometres (238 sq mi), is the largest freshwater lake by surface area in Oceania, New Zealand's largest lake and is a similar size to the nation of Singapore.

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The centrepoint of the vibrant Taupo district, Lake Taupo has a perimeter of approximately 193 kilometres, every kilometre bustling with exciting outdoor adventure.

Lake Taupo is drained by the New Zealand's longest river, the mighty Waikato while its main tributaries are the impressive Waitahanui, the Tongariro and the Tauranga-Taupo Rivers.

Taupo AirportCreated by a volcanic explosion approximately 26,500 years ago the Lake and surrounds provide a spectacular aerial view that tells everyone that this is a unique destination with much to offer.

Taupo Airport is the beginning of the Taupo experience at only eight kilometres from the centre of Taupo township and running alongside the lakebed. With approximately 35,000 aircraft landings and take-offs each year the Airport is the springboard for the largest commercial Tandem Skydive drop zone in the world and offers a range of scenic flights by helicopters, floatplanes and light aircraft.

Fishing and hunting safaris made by boat and air operating most days of the year.

We're here to help you access all that Taupo has to offer, so when you arrive at our Airport take the time to find out where all the adventure and activities are - we're happy to show you why we're one of New Zealand's premium destinations. While you're at our place we want you to see and feel the magic of the Lake and the people that live here.

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About Taupo Airport Authority

Taupo Airport is a vital part of the Taupo experience.
Taupo Airport is a fresh and vibrant part of the local community, both as the point of arrival and departure, or as the launch-pad for the many activities the region offers.

Proving big is not necessarily better, Taupo Airport with a small management team and a four person governance board, provides efficient and safe air transport support for visitors, as well as local residents and businesses.

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Taupo Airport is certificated under Civil Aviation rules Part 139 and operates just like its larger cousins hosting regular services, charter and private aircraft 365 days a year, weather permitting.

With Taupo District Council and the Government as shareholders Taupo Airport supports the local economy and people of the area.

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The future is bright as demand has driven improvement in Terminal car parking and increasing opportunities for businesses at the aerodrome.

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Location

Taupo Airport is located in the centre of the North Island of New Zealand and 8km south of the town centre, next to New Zealand’s largest lake, Lake Taupo.

The local's love this place because of it's relaxed pace of life and the wide range of activities on offer.

Taupo is a vibrant community with a buzzing café and restaurant scene varied nightlife and some great pubs and lounge bars. The outdoor lifestyle is second to none here with easy access to the bush, lake and mountains. Time away is about enjoying the simple things in life and Taupo certainly delivers these.

Centrally located on SH1, Lake Taupo covers an area sketching from Orakei Korako in the north, to Tongariro National Park in the south. Here you'll be impressed with the scenery and amazed at the holiday options available. You'll find snow capped mountains, a enormous fresh water lake, pristine native bush, steaming thermal areas and one of the world's only Dual World Heritage Parks.

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Parking

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Taupo airport has a public car park adjacent to the terminal building. All parking is free of charge.

While secure parking is not currently available, security gates on Anzac Drive are closed at night.

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Taupo Airport Taupo Airport Authority

RD2
Taupo 3378
New Zealand

Phone: +64 7 378 7771
Fax: +64 7 378 7776

Email admin at taupoairport co nz


URL: http://taupoairport.co.nz/


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General Info
Country New Zealand
ICAO ID NZAP
Time UTC+12(+13DT)
Latitude -38.739722
38° 44' 23.00" S
Longitude 176.084444
176° 05' 04.00" E
Elevation 1335 feet
407 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 020° E (01/04)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency NEW ZEALAND CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
UNICOM
Opr HO.
118.4
AWIB
Opr HO.
125.2
CHRISTCHURCH FIS 123.6
CTAF 118.4


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
11/29 2398 x 197 feet
731 x 60 meters
GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED. - NO
17/35 4547 x 98 feet
1386 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 026FAXU NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB-DME AP TAUPO 114X 230 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

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


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz. PJE
FUEL (NC-100, A1)
LGT Publ apch path angle of the red/white VASI cannot be assured. The red/red blw GSindication will occur at a min elev of 1. and ensure OCH. Remote ctl of lgt avbl O/R with CHRISTCHURCH FIS 123.6. Allow one min for ints adjustments.
MISC Arpt opr fone C(07) 378-7771. Fees.

Runway 11/29

2398 x 197 feet
731 x 60 meters

Runway 11
Surface GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED.
True Heading 131.0
Latitude 0.000000
-
Longitude 0.000000
-
Elevation 1294.0 feet
394 meters
Slope 1.2°
Landing Distance 2398 feet
731 meters
Takeoff Distance 2398 feet
731 meters

Runway 29
Surface GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED.
True Heading 311.0
Latitude 0.000000
-
Longitude 0.000000
-
Elevation 1322.0 feet
403 meters
Slope -1.2°
Landing Distance 2398 feet
731 meters
Takeoff Distance 2398 feet
731 meters

Runway 17/35

4547 x 98 feet
1386 x 30 meters

Runway 17
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 196.0
Latitude -38.734333
38° 44' 03.60" S
Longitude 176.086869
176° 05' 12.73" E
Elevation 1335.0 feet
407 meters
Slope -0.2°
Landing Distance 4547 feet
1386 meters
Takeoff Distance 4547 feet
1386 meters
Lighting System LIRL
V

Runway 35
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 016.0
Latitude -38.746528
38° 44' 47.50" S
Longitude 176.082411
176° 04' 56.68" E
Elevation 1324.0 feet
404 meters
Slope 0.2°
Landing Distance 4547 feet
1386 meters
Takeoff Distance 4547 feet
1386 meters
Lighting System LIRL
V

Navaids

TAUPO
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
NDB-DME AP 114X 230 New Zealand -
Latitude Longitude Airport
-38.743214
38° 44' 35.57" S
176.074286
176° 04' 27.43" E
NZAP




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