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Postby Aharon » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:57 am

Shalom and greetings all my pals,

Can 767s handle NZQN airport?

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Re: NZQN

Postby Lindstrim » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:43 am

Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm No.

3 things come to mind immediately.
1. The 767's that Airnz used were not RNP capable, so they would have to use the higher approach minima like the ATR's do now (Cowpatz may prove me wrong on the RNP part)
2. Runways isn't long enough to make it economically viable to take them there, and also there is no turning bays at the end of them for it to turn around (such as Dunedin)
3. I don't think the apron is large enough for them to park there.
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Re: NZQN

Postby cowpatz » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:58 am

The airfield is only capable of Cat C ops. The 767's were RNP capable but not RNP-AR (which allows for the use of RF - radius to fix - leg types).
The airfield is long enough for 767 operations but there may be weight restrictions due to length and surrounding terrain.
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Re: NZQN

Postby Aharon » Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:50 am

Thanks Lindstrum and Cowpatz for kind explanations
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