Glentanner Aerodrome


Glentanner Aerodrome (IATA: GTN, ICAO: NZGT) is an aerodrome located at the north west end of Lake Pukaki in New Zealand. From 1987 onwards to their demise Newmans Air operated Dash-7 aircraft into Glentanner from Christchurch and Queenstown.

Glentanner Aerodrome
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorMr R K Ivey, Glentanner Station
LocationLake Pukaki
Elevation AMSL1,824 ft / 556 m
Coordinates43°54′24″S 170°07′42″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 3,166 965 Asphalt

Formerly used as a standby airport for Mount Cook Airlines if the Mount Cook Airport was closed due to inclement weather. Paved and capable of handling aircraft up to Hawker Siddeley HS748 size. A small bus transfer terminal with a couple of baggage trolleys were based at the strip.[1]

Air Safaris operates sightseeing flights at this aerodrome.

Operational information


  • Circuit
    • RWY 15 Left hand
    • RWY 33 Right hand
  • Stock graze occasionally, pilots check status.
  • Severe turbulence may be encountered in strong winds
  • VFR operations may be subject to special procedures.

References


  1. History of Mt Cook Airlines/pub1990

Sources