Information of Whangarei Airport

Whangarei, New Zealand

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Location & QuickFacts

Airport ICAO Code:NZWR
Airport IATA Code:WRE
Longitude/Latitude:E 174° 21' 54.00"/S 35° 46' 06.00"
Elevation:133 ft / 40.54 m
Location:Whangarei, New Zealand
Magnetic Variation:E 18°49.5' (2008-04)
Time Zone:UTC+12(+13DT)

Airport Communications

Type Name Freq 1 Freq 2 Freq 3 Freq 4 Freq 5
Aerodrome Flight Info Service CHRISTCHURCH FIS124.9 M
Airport Weather Information Broadcast AWIB119.8 M
Common Traffic Advisory Frequency CTAF118.6 M

Communication Remarks

  • Aerodrome Flight Info Service - Ctc for tfc info and clnc prior to dep.

Runway Information

Runway 06/24

Dimension:3599 x 98 ft / 1097.0 x 29.9 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 06 Runway 24
Longitude:174.358061 / E 174° 21' 29.02"174.370035 / E 174° 22' 12.12"
Latitude:-35.768222 / S 35° 46' 05.60"-35.766634 / S 35° 45' 59.88"
End Elevation:133.0 ft125.0 ft
Touchdown Zone Elev.:UnknownUnknown
Lighting System 1:Pilot Controlled LightingPilot Controlled Lighting
Lighting System 2:Low Intensity Runway Lighting SystemLow Intensity Runway Lighting System
Lighting System 3:Runway End Identifier LightsRunway End Identifier Lights
Lighting System 4:VASI - Visual Approach Slope IndicatorVASI - Visual Approach Slope Indicator

Runway 14/32

Dimension:1558 x 197 ft / 474.9 x 60.0 m
Surface:Grass or earth not graded or rolled.
  Runway 14 Runway 32
Touchdown Zone Elev.:UnknownUnknown


Caution - Bird haz. PJE.
Fuel - (NC-100, A1) Swipecard.
Lighting - ACTIVATE-Rwy 06-24-118.6. Publ apch path angle of the red/white VASI cannot be assured. The red/red blw GS indication will occur at a min elev of 1.9 and ensure OCH. VASI Rwy 24 GS 3.1 .
Miscellanouis - Arpt opr fone C09-436-0047.
Noise Abadment - Apch and dep in line with rwy vectors.
Operating Hours - Unattended.
Restricted - No 180 turns for acft over 12,500 lb exc in turning bays of Rwy 06-24.
Traffic Pattern - Rgt tfc Rwy 06 and 14.

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