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Flight Club - Whanganui

This week come join us while we finish exploring the South Island, heading north towards Whanganui. Our first stop of the night will be Picton, followed by a scenic flight up the east coast before landing at Ohakea. Even if you have no experience you can still join us and learn a few things or two on the way and most importantly have a fun time doing what us members enjoy most. Remember this is a social flight group and we will be departing in two groups. 

Flight Time

approximately - 1.5hrs


  • Depart Kaikoura (NZKI) tracking north up State Highway 1.
  • Preform a Touch and Go at Picton (NZPN).
  • Fly across the Cook Strait and up the east coast of the North Island. 
  • Fly over Kapiti Island before turning towards Ohakea (NZOH) 
  • Finally preform a touch and go at Ohakea (NZOH).
  • Follow State Highway 3 towards Whanganui (NZWN) for a full stop landing.

If you feel like you cannot follow specific landmarks to each waypoint you may track direct between each airport however most pilots will follow the leader.


  • Meet in the VATNZ Flight Club TeamSpeak room.
  • server =
  • nickname = first name space last name space vatsim id
  • password = Temporary TeamSpeak password for event will be the event departure airport ICAO in lower case.

Event designed by

  • Brody Jellyman


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