Challenging landings at both ends!
Fly between Wellington (NZWN) and Queenstown (NZQN) airports in either direction.
These airports can both be very challenging to land at. Wellington for its wind & short runway. (1815m)
Queenstown for its approach over the Southern Alps and even shorter runway. (1777m)
WNQN 2 - ANODO V306 SABDA Y622 MESIX H159 CH Y266 QN
QNWN 2 - QN Q787 TIMJO Y153 DOPKI Y533 GRETA Y393 WN (JET)
QNWN 4 - QN Q787 TIMJO Y153 CH Y393 WN (NON JET)
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- Don't forget to set your sim for DAY TIME, as there are no night operations into Queenstown.
Note to pilots landing at Queenstown
- eg If assigned the RNAV (GNSS) G approach and you want to do the RNAV (RNP) Y approach, just advise the controller.
- Be familiar with your escape route ie missed approach procedure.
- Make sure you fully understand the approach ie waypoints, heights, speeds, circling if applicable, holding pattern.
- Do not fly a plane larger than an A320.
- Practice the approach when nobody is about.
Note to pilots - Departures
- If you don't have the SID on your FMC please tell the controller.
- If you are not RNAV capable please advise the controller.
- The controller will assign you a suitable departure.
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NZQN Queenstown, New Zealand
- Arrival/Departure (1) & (2)
- RNAV (GNSS) STAR RWY 05 (1) & (2)
- RNAV (GNSS) STAR RWY 05 (3) & RWY 23 (1)
- RNAV (GNSS) STAR RWY 23 (2) & (3)
- VFR Arrival Procedures (1) & (2)
- VFR Arrivals, Helicopter VFR Arrival/Departure Procedures (1)
- Helicopter VFR Arrival/Departure Procedures (2) & (3)
- Helicopter VFR Arrival/Departure Procedures (4)
- RNAV (GNSS) SID RWY 05 (5)
- RNAV (GNSS) SID RWY 23 (1) & (2)
- RNAV (GNSS) SID RWY 23 (3) & (4)
- RNAV (GNSS) SID RWY 23 (5) & (6)
- RNAV (GNSS) SID RWY 23 (7)
- Bridge Seven Departure, Frankton Six Departure
- RNAV (RNP) ANPOV THREE ALFA Departure, RNAV (RNP) ANPOV THREE BRAVO Departure
- RNAV (RNP) IPNOR THREE ALFA Departure, RNAV (RNP) IPNOR THREE BRAVO Departure
- RNAV (GNSS) SID RWY 05 (1) & (2)
- RNAV (GNSS) SID RWY 05 (3) & (4)
- VFR Departure Procedures (1) & (2)
- VFR Departures
Standard Route Clearances
NZWN Wellington, New Zealand
Standard Route Clearances