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The airports that have the longest runways in the world, because they are at altitude or the planes need more speed to be able to fly. And long runways to accommodate the largest planes or non-standard aircraft like the American space shuttle in New Zealand.

#1 Auckland airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZAA/ IATA AKL

aéroport Auckland

Altitude : 7 m = 23 ft

Auckland airport is located close to Auckland, Mangere at 4.5 km, Wiri at 6.1 km, Manukau City at 8 km, Penrose at 10 km, MOUNT WELLINGTON at 11 km, Takanini at 11 km,

The longest runway measures : 3635 m = 11926 ft

-> Aviation weather, Auckland airport NOTAM and VAC

#2 Christchurch airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZCH/ IATA CHC

aéroport Christchurch

Altitude : 37 m = 121 ft

Christchurch airport is located close to Christchurch, Harewood at 1.4 km, Fendalton at 6.3 km, Riccarton at 6.4 km, Mairehau at 8.8 km, Christchurch at 9.5 km, Marshland at 9.5 km,

The longest runway measures : 3288 m = 10787 ft

-> Aviation weather, Christchurch airport NOTAM and VAC

#3 Ohakea airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZOH/ IATA OHA

aéroport Ohakea

Altitude : 50 m = 164 ft

Ohakea airport is located close to Ohakea at 1.2 km, Sanson at 2.7 km, Bulls at 4.4 km, Rongotea at 11 km, Halcombe at 11 km, Himatangi at 22 km,

The longest runway measures : 2447 m = 8028 ft

-> Aviation weather, Ohakea airport NOTAM and VAC

#4 Invercargill airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZNV/ IATA IVC

aéroport Invercargill

Altitude : 2 m = 7 ft

Invercargill airport is located close to Invercargill, Avenal at 2.6 km, Invercargill at 3.2 km, Waverley at 5.8 km, Invercargill City at 9.5 km, Wallacetown at 9.5 km, Waimatuku at 17 km,

The longest runway measures : 2210 m = 7251 ft

-> Aviation weather, Invercargill airport NOTAM and VAC

#5 Whenuapai airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWP

aéroport Whenuapai

Altitude : 30 m = 98 ft

Whenuapai airport is located close to Whenuapai at 2.9 km, Kumeu at 6.1 km, Waitakere at 10 km, North Shore at 11 km, Northcote at 11 km, Herne Bay at 11 km,

The longest runway measures : 2031 m = 6663 ft

-> Aviation weather, Whenuapai airport NOTAM and VAC

#6 Hamilton airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZHN/ IATA HLZ

aéroport Hamilton

Altitude : 52 m = 171 ft

Hamilton airport is located close to Hamilton, Ohaupo at 5.7 km, Cambridge at 9.6 km, Hamilton at 10 km, Hamilton City at 12 km, Leamington at 12 km, Kihikihi at 19 km,

The longest runway measures : 1960 m = 6430 ft

-> Aviation weather, Hamilton airport NOTAM and VAC

#7 Wellington airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWN/ IATA WLG

aéroport Wellington

Altitude : 12 m = 39 ft

Wellington airport is located close to Wellington, Rongotai at 0.3 km, Kilbirnie at 1.3 km, Island Bay at 2 km, Berhampore at 2.2 km, Hataitai at 3.4 km, Brooklyn at 4.7 km,

The aerology and the environment between sea and mountains make the approach complex. with the Cook Strait which can produce strong winds.

The longest runway measures : 1936 m = 6352 ft

-> Aviation weather, Wellington airport NOTAM and VAC

#8 Palmerston North airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZPM/ IATA PMR

aéroport Palmerston North

Altitude : 46 m = 151 ft

Palmerston North airport is located close to Palmerston North at 3.3 km, Terrace End at 3.3 km, Palmerston North City at 9.3 km, Ashhurst at 12 km, Rongotea at 17 km, Tokomaru at 19 km,

The longest runway measures : 1902 m = 6240 ft

-> Aviation weather, Palmerston North airport NOTAM and VAC

#9 Dunedin airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZDN/ IATA DUD

aéroport Dunedin

Altitude : 1 m = 3 ft

Dunedin airport is located close to Dunedin, Momona at 1.9 km, Mosgiel at 13 km, Dunedin at 24 km, Otago at 25 km, Milton at 28 km, Dunedin City at 32 km,

The longest runway measures : 1900 m = 6234 ft

-> Aviation weather, Dunedin airport NOTAM and VAC

#10 Queenstown airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZQN/ IATA ZQN

aéroport Queenstown

Altitude : 357 m = 1171 ft

Queenstown airport is located close to Queenstown, Lower Shotover at 4.7 km, Queenstown at 6.1 km, Arrowtown at 11 km, Creighton at 24 km, Wanaka at 48 km, Clyde at 49 km,

The longest runway measures : 1891 m = 6204 ft

-> Aviation weather, Queenstown airport NOTAM and VAC

#11 Tauranga airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTG/ IATA TRG

#12 Napier airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZNR/ IATA NPE

#13 Rotorua airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRO/ IATA ROT

#14 Mount Cook airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMC/ IATA MON

#15 Woodbourne airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWB/ IATA BHE

#16 Ardmore airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZAR/ IATA AMZ

#17 Kaitaia airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKT/ IATA KAT

#18 Ashburton airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZAS/ IATA ASG

#19 Taupo airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZAP/ IATA TUO

#20 Wanganui airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWU/ IATA WAG

#21 Chatham Is airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZCI/ IATA CHT

#22 Paraparaumu airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZPP/ IATA PPQ

#23 Nelson airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZNS/ IATA NSN

#24 Hokitika airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZHK/ IATA HKK

#25 Gisborne airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZGS/ IATA GIS

#26 New Plymouth airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZNP/ IATA NPL

#27 Oamaru airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZOU/ IATA OAM

#28 Timaru airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTU/ IATA TIU

#29 Whakatane airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWK/ IATA WHK

#30 Westport airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWS/ IATA WSZ

#31 Masterton airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMS/ IATA MRO

#32 Alexandra airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZLX/ IATA ALR

#33 Wanaka airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWF/ IATA WKA

#34 Waiouru airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRU

#35 Kerikeri airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKK/ IATA KKE

#36 Rangiora airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRT

#37 Whitianga airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWT/ IATA WTZ

#38 Whangarei airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWR/ IATA WRE

#39 Greymouth airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZGM/ IATA GMN

#40 Matamata airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMA/ IATA MTA

#41 Pukaki airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZUK/ IATA TWZ

#42 Manapouri airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMO/ IATA TEU

#43 Hastings airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZHS

#44 Waipukurau airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZYP

#45 Rangitata Island airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRI

#46 Feilding airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZFI

#47 Forest Field airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZFF

#48 West Melton airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWL

#49 Te Kowhai airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTE

#50 Glentanner airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZGT/ IATA GTN

#51 Hawera airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZHA

#52 Tekapo airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTL

#53 Great Barrier airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZGB/ IATA GBZ

#54 Wairoa airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWO/ IATA WIR

#55 Springhill airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZSL

#56 Te Kuiti airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTT

#57 Okiwi Station airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZOX

#58 Tokoroa airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTO/ IATA TKZ

#59 Picton airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZPN/ IATA PCN

#60 Kaipara Flats airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKF

#61 North Shore airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZNE

#62 Franz Josef airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZFJ/ IATA WHO

#63 Ryans Creek airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRC/ IATA SZS

#64 Milford Sound airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMF/ IATA MFN

#65 Motueka airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMK/ IATA MZP

#66 Matarangi airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZAG

#67 Parakai airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZPI

#68 Kowhai airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKY

#69 Haast airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZHT

#70 Kelly Field airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKC

#71 Kaikoura airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKI/ IATA KBZ

#72 Centre Bush airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZCB

#73 Glenorchy airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZGY

#74 Balclutha airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZBA

#75 Coromandel airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZCX/ IATA CMV

#76 Makarora airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMW

#77 Motu Kaikoura Island Aerodrome airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKD

#78 Flat Point airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZFT

#79 Martins Bay airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMJ

#80 Mount Tarawera airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZAE

#81 Alfredton airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZAN

#82 Cromwell Racecourse airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZCS

#83 Dargaville airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZDA/ IATA DGR

#84 Dannevirke airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZDV

#85 Wharepara South airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZES

#86 Pine Park airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZFP

#87 Galatea airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZGA

#88 Gore airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZGC

#89 Great Mercury airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZGR

#90 Hanmer Springs airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZHR

#91 Waiheke Stoney Ridge airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKE/ IATA WIK

#92 Karamea airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKM

#93 Kaikohe airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZKO/ IATA KKO

#94 Limestone Downs airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZLD

#95 Lake Station airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZLE

#96 Lake Taupo Water airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZLT

#97 Mercer airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZME

#98 Molesworth airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZML

#99 Murchison airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMR

#100 Matakana Island airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZMZ

#101 Omarama airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZOA

#102 Motiti Island airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZOI

#103 Omaka airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZOM

#104 Opotiki airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZOP

#105 Westpoint airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZOT

#106 Paihia Private airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZPA

#107 Pudding Hill airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZPH

#108 Porongahau airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZPO

#109 Raglan airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRA/ IATA RAG

#110 Rangitaiki airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRK

#111 Rotorua Lakes Water Aerodrome airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRL

#112 Ruawai airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRW

#113 Roxburgh airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZRX

#114 Stratford airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZSD

#115 Marlborough Sounds Water Aerodrome airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZSO

#116 Te Aroha airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTA

#117 Thames airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTH/ IATA TMZ

#118 Taieri airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTI

#119 Takaka airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTK/ IATA KTF

#120 Taumarunui airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTM

#121 Turangi airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTN

#122 Taharoa airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZTS/ IATA THH

#123 Pauanui Beach airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZUN

#124 Mandeville airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZVL

#125 Taihape airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZVR

#126 Wellsford airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWJ

#127 Waimate airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWM

#128 Waihi Beach airport (New Zealand) / OACI NZWV

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