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Freight Run

Join us Tonight in your favorite freighter aircraft, big or small as we transport Aotearoa's freight around the country, touching down at Palmerston North, Christchurch and Auckland during Freight Run.

So load up your holds and fly from Auckland to Palmerston North or to Christchurch where the aim is to get as many freight aircraft in the air as possible.

The most popular tail you will see is from ParcelAir's fleet of 737-400F Freighter aircaft that fly every night to deliver freight around the country, so join us for this mid month event as we set off into the night skies.


Christchurch - Palmerston North

CHPM3 - Y393 OMDOX Y465 KAMET H467 BINIT Y737 - Jets Only

CHPM5 - Y819 AGSOP Y737 - Non Jets

Palmerston North - Christchurch

PMCH2 - Y226 GURBO Q800 ATBUB H159

PMCH4 -  H240 NS Y288 -  for use also when hazardous flight conditions exist north-east of Wellington

Palmerston North - Auckland


PMAA5 - H336 RUGVI H182

Auckland - Palmerston North

AAPM 2 - H211 LAKES Y666 (12,000 ft and above)

AAPM 4 - H211 HN H325 TM H182 RUGVI H336 (10,000 ft and below)

Auckland - Christhcurch 

AACH1 - H384 NP H252 NS Y288 (FL240 and above)

AACH6 - H384 NP Q137 VELGA Y894 

Alternatively, you can find the Standard Route Tool here:



NZAA Auckland, New Zealand

NZCH Christchurch, New Zealand


 CallsignRadio NameFrequencyFreq
CTRNZAA_CTRAuckland Control123.900
 NZCH-K_CTRChristchurch Control129.400
 NZCH-T_CTRChristchurch Control123.700
 NZOH_CTROhakea Control126.200
APPNZAA_APPAuckland Approach124.300
 NZCH_APPChristchurch Approach126.100
 NZOH_APPOhakea Approach125.100
TWRNZAA_TWRAuckland Tower118.700
 NZCH_TWRChristchurch Tower118.400
 NZPM_TWRPalmerston North Tower120.600
GNDNZPM_GNDPalmerston Ground121.700

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