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This week we're descending on the two quieter sectors of New Zealand's North Island: Ohakea Sector and Bay Sector. Specifically we're flying sectors between the regional centres of Gisborne, Palmerston North, and Hamilton.

Begin your evening at any of the three airports, and fly a complete circuit in either direction via the other two.

Each leg is approximately 140nm, so should be around forty minutes depending on aircraft type, meaning you should able to easily fly to all three in under two and a half hours. Real-world, there are few direct services between these airports, but you should feel free to bring along your prop or small jet aircraft.

Flight Routes

NOTE: start the evening at ANY of the three airports and fly in either direction

Clockwise (Gispalmerstron!)

GSPM 3 - GS H467 PM


HNGS 2 - HN H328 GS

Anti-clockwise (Gishamilnorth!)

GSHN 2 - GS H328 HN

HNPM 2 - HN H325 DROPT Y666 PM

PMGS 1 - PM H467 GS


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 CallsignRadio NameFrequencyFreq
CTRNZCH-B_CTRBay Approach119.500
 NZOH_CTROhakea Control125.100
APPNZHN_APPBay Approach125.300
TWRNZGS_TWRGisborne Tower127.300
 NZHN_TWRHamilton Tower122.900
 NZPM_TWRPalmerston North Tower120.600