Palmerston North (NZPM)

Aerodrome — Elev 151
New Zealand
S040.19.14.002 E175.37.00.998
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NZPM serves the city of Palmerston North and is the country's 8th busiest airport. The airport hosts a plethora of domestic flights daily, connecting the Manawatu to Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington, in additon to other smaller centers.

The aerodrome plays host to the Massey University School of Aviation, generating a large amount of local VFR traffic. The aerodrome also has two nightly services operated by Parcelair.

Control at this aerodrome is provided by three positions - Ground, TowerApproach and ControlGround is an Events Only positions that provides a Delivery and Ground function when on watch. Outside of an Event, Tower would provide these functions in addition to their core Tower service. Ohakea Approach provides a TMA service to both Ohakea and Palmerston North airports, and IFR clearances to Feilding and Whanganui. Ohakea Control provides an Enroute-level service. Should Ohakea Control be offline, this service would be provided by NZCH-T_CTR.

Current Weather

NZPM 180000Z 21006KT 170V250 31KM NCD 23/13 Q1012 RMK AUTO VATSIM USE ONLY

Published 26 minutes ago

Airport Activity

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Standard ATC Positions

CallsignRadio Name / Freq / Voice Room / TypeFrequencyType
NZOH_CTR Ohakea Control
126.200
nzoh_ctr
126.200
NZOH_APP Ohakea Approach
125.100
nzoh_app
125.100
NZPM_TWR Palmerston North Tower
120.600
nzpm_twr
120.600
NZPM_GND Palmerston Ground
121.700
nzpm_gnd
121.700
NZOH_GND Ohakea Ground
122.100
nzoh_gnd
122.100
NZPM_GND Palmerston Ground
121.700
nzpm_gnd
121.700
NZPM_ATIS Palmerston North ATIS
129.700
nzpm_atis
129.700
UNICOM NZZC UNICOM
122.800
unicom_nzzc
122.800

Event ATC Positions

This airport has additional control positions that are designated for use only during major events.
These non-standard positions must not be staffed unless specifically activated by the VATNZ Airspace Director as part of an official VATNZ event.
At all other times, controllers should use the designated Standard ATC Positions.

CallsignRadio Name / Freq / Voice Room / TypeFrequencyType
NZCH-D_CTR Christchurch Director
129.200
nzch-d_ctr
129.200

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