Pukaki Airport overhead banner image


Pukaki Airport is located within the Mackenzie Basin, adjacent to Twizel.


Runway Overhead view

The airport is centrally located in the middle of the South Island, within several hours driving distance of Christchurch (284km), Timaru (156km), Oamaru (147km) and Dunedin (260km).

The airport is close to the major inland tourist centres of Queenstown (200km), Wanaka (144km), Mt Cook (70km) and Lake Tekapo (54km). The Omarama area, known for its gliding opportunities, is 32km to the south.

Runway location

IATA Airport Code TWZ
ICAO Airport Code NZUK
Coordinates44°14′13″S 170°7′8″E
Latitude44 degrees 14 minutes 6 seconds south decimal -44.2350
Longitude170 degrees 7 minutes 6 seconds decimal 170.1183
NAVAID The closest Navigational aid is Mt Mary - VOR-DME 112.5.

Airport map