Balclutha (NZBA)

Aerodrome — Elev 22
New Zealand
S046.14.36.000 E169.45.00.000
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Balclutha aerodrome, located on the Clutha River 2km south of Balclutha township serves many aviation activities.  South Otago aeroclub operate a C172 and Super Cub which they often have out flying about on sunny weekends.  A small amount of flight training also occurs out of Balclutha aerodrome.  Being a short grass strip, training organisations from surrounding aerodromes (Invercargill, Gore, Dunedin, Alexandra) often use this strip for short field takeoff and landing instruction.  There is also a small crop-dusting business bassed out of Balclutha who operate an Air Tractor and two Fletcher type aircraft.

Dunedin Tower provides a Flight Information Service to Balclutha (DN_TWR 120.700).

Airport Activity

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Standard ATC Positions

CallsignRadio Name / Freq / Voice Room / TypeFrequencyVoice RoomType
NZCH-S_CTR Christchurch Control
129.300
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129.300nzch-s_ctr
UNICOM NZZC UNICOM
122.800
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122.800unicom_nzzc

Event ATC Positions

This airport has control positions that are designated for use only during major events.
These positions should not be staffed unless specifically activated by the VATNZ Airspace Director as part of an official VATNZ event.

CallsignRadio Name / Freq / Voice Room / TypeFrequencyVoice RoomType
NZCH-D_CTR Christchurch Control
129.200
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129.200nzch-d_ctr

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