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Windy Winter Wellington

It might seem simple enough, but New Zealand's Capital, Wellington, isn't known as the windy city for nothing. 

Depart from either Auckland (NZAA) or Christchurch (NZCH) and aim to land in Wellington (NZWN)
around 0830UTC.

According to the New Zealand MetService, Wellington has, on average, 172 days a year where the wind gust greater than 32kts and 61 days a year where the wind gusts greater than 50kts!To complicate matters slightly, the Runway is only 1814m (5951ft) long and is bounded by the Cook Strait to the south and Wellington Harbour to the north. There isn't really a lot of room for error. 

Routes

AAWN 1 H384 KARRL Y506 TPAPA Y738

AAWN 5 - H384 NP Q472 AVKEX Q235

CHWN1 - Y393

CHWN7 H424 GOOSE V306 ONIKA H421 CC Y393

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Airports

NZAA Auckland, New Zealand

Positions

 CallsignRadio NameFrequencyFreq
CTRNZCH-K_CTRChristchurch Control129.400
 NZCH-R_CTRAuckland Control126.000
 NZCH-T_CTRChristchurch Control123.700
APPNZAA_APPAuckland Approach124.300
 NZCH_APPChristchurch Approach126.100
 NZWN_APPWellington Approach119.300
TWRNZAA_TWRAuckland Tower118.700
 NZCH_TWRChristchurch Tower118.400
 NZWN_TWRWellington Tower118.800
GNDNZWN_GNDWellington Ground121.900