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Kaitaia Airport (KAT) Information

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 KAT Kaitaia Airport Info & Guide

Kaitaia AirportWhere is Kaitaia Airport?
KAT Kaitaia Airport (IATA: KAT, ICAO: NZKT) is located at Kaitaia in the Northland Region, of New Zealand. It's about 4 hours drive from Auckland and a 45 minute flight from Auckland International Airport.

On 13 June 2005, Kaitaia Airport received an injection of NZD 333,850 to upgrade its runway facilities so that it can accommodate larger aircraft. The Far North District Council approved loan funding for Kaitaia Airport's project that will allow it to accommodate aircraft up to 15,000 kilograms (33,000 lb) in weight. This upgrade will allow Air New Zealand to fly into Kaitaia with its new fleet of Dash 8 aircraft. Over the next 10 years, NZD 1.4 million will be invested into the airport.

KAT Kaitaia Airport has a 1,402m sealed runway and a gravel cross runway of 1,277m. Navigation aids include a PAL landing system. Aircraft typically useding the Airport include Gulfstream 5. Air NZ Beechcraft 1900D, bombardier Dash 8, ATR 72, BAe Jetsream, BN islander and Cessna types.


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KAT Kaitaia Airport is located north of Kaitaia on Quarry Road. Coming from Kaitaia, head north on State Highway 1 and after six kilometres, turn right into Quarry Road. Continue for another two kilometres and the entrance to the airport is on the right.

Additional Kaitaia Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 31 Oct 2011