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Tauranga Airport

Tauranga Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in North Island
Airport typePublic
OperatorTauranga Airport Authority
Elevation4 m (13 ft)

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Tauranga Airport is a regional airport 2NM to the north east of Tauranga city in the Bay of Plenty on the North Island of New Zealand.

Scheduled flights are operated by Eagle Airways and Air Nelson, divisions of Air New Zealand, using Raytheon Beechcraft 1900D and De Havilland Dash 8 Q-300 aircraft respectively.

Tauranga airport is the fifth busiest airport in New Zealand in terms of aircraft movements, with 86,935 movements during 2010. This places it just behind Hamilton airport.

A number of small charter and training operations are also based here along with maintenance providers, Tauranga Aero Club and Bayflight Aviation. The popular Classic Flyers Museum and cafe is also based at the Airport. There are also small Tandem skydiving and Gliding operations based here.

Tauranga Airport is the current location for the Sportavex biennial fly-in and airshow.

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