Blenheim Airport Information

Woodbourne Aerodrome (IATA: BHE) is a small, controlled aerodrome located 3NM (8 km) west of Blenheim in the South Island of New Zealand, on State Highway Six, Middle Renwick Road.

Woodbourne was one of the first airports in New Zealand. Today it is one of the few remaining air force bases (RNZAF Base Woodbourne); with general maintenance and initial training conducted there. Woodbourne also serves as the civil airport for Blenheim. Runway 06R/24L was sealed for Fokker Friendships in 1961, and was one of the first regional airports in the country to take turboprop aircraft.

Here are some of the major Airlines that service Woodbourne Airport:

  • Air2there (Paraparaumu, Wellington)
  • Air New Zealand
  • Sounds Air (Wellington)

The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blenheim_Airport