Pukaki Airport

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Pukaki Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Pukaki Airport Authority
Location Twizel, New Zealand
Elevation AMSL 1,575 ft / 480 m
Coordinates 44°14′13″S 170°7′8″E / 44.23694°S 170.11889°E / -44.23694; 170.11889Coordinates: 44°14′13″S 170°7′8″E / 44.23694°S 170.11889°E / -44.23694; 170.11889
Website http://www.airportpukaki.co.nz
Direction Length Surface
ft m
33/15 3,550 1,082 asphalt
07/25 1,804 550 grass

Pukaki Airport (IATA: TWZ, ICAO: NZUK) is a small airport in the Mackenzie District of the South Island of New Zealand. The airport is located about 3 km North from the township of Twizel and is 284 km from Christchurch.

The airport contains a fully automated Met Service weather station, eight hangars, and a fuel supplies.

Resident operators offer charter and scenic flights from the aerodrome.

A record low temperature was set at Pukaki Airport of -19.8 °C on the morning of 23 June 2015.[1]

The airport was also one of the filming locations of the Zombie movie Last of the Living[citation needed]

View of the Pukaki Airport in 2014

See also


  1. ^ "Temperatures returning to normal for most". Met Service. 25 June 2015.
  • AIP New Zealand (PDF)

External links

  • Official Airport Site

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