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Woodbourne (NZWB)

This week's focus airport is Woodbourne (NZWB). Woodbourne airport is located in Blenheim at the tip of the South Island. It is home to RNZAF Base Woodbourne which operates as a maintainence and military training base. Woodbourne has commuter services operating daily to Auckland and Wellington by Air Nelson and Eagle Air with Eagle Air also flying to Christchurch. Sounds Air and Air2there also operate out of Woodbourne to Wellington, with Air2there also flying to Paraparaumu.

Woodbourne is equipped with radar. The airport is also equipped with a VOR for approaches. You can expect a VORDME approach or an RNAV approach. The airport does not have an ILS but you may request a visual approach if the weather is good on the night. The approach in use at the time will be stated in the ATIS.

Bring out your favourite aircraft and fly into or out of Woodbourne (NZWB) or plug into an ATC position listed below and don't miss out on the action.



 CallsignRadio NameFrequencyFreq
CTRNZCH-K_CTRChristchurch Control129.400
 NZCH-T_CTRChristchurch Control123.700
APPNZWN_APPWellington Approach119.300
TWRNZWB_TWRWoodbourne Tower118.100