new zealand RNZAF Base Ohakea

Bulls, Manawatu-Wanganui
new zealand




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23.8124NZPM Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui
25.2127NZJM Palmerston North Hospital, Manawatu-Wanganui
85.1202NZPP Paraparaumu, Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara)
86.7163NZMH Wairarapa Hospital, Wellington
87.0 15NZRU Waiouru, Manawatu-Wanganui
88.7166NZMS Hood, Wellington



1939 to present

40 12 S - 175 23 E
10 nm W of Fielding
ICAO: NZOHIATA: OHA
Elevation: 164 feet



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List of units at Ohakea

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2002/    3 SquadronNH90 TTH 2011/   
A109LUH 2010/   
Seasprite 1997/05
205 1966/15
47 1965/10





News about this location


Husband and Wife Share Military Mission Together, 21-May-18 : #family Wife and husband Nicole Brooke and Andrew Stewart are both NH90 pilots in the Royal New Zealand Air Force’ 3 Squadron. They now deployed together aboard HMNZS Canterbury

NH90 Supports New Zealand Earthquake Response, 13-Nov-16 : #eqnz Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) 3 Squadron NH90 dispatched to support emergency management after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit North Canterbury

RNZAF Helicopter Fleet Integrated in 3 Squadron, 18-Dec-14 : New Zealand Air Force Helicopter Transition Unit (HTU), responsible for the introduction into service of the NH90 and AW109, was merged into 3 Squadron replacing the UH-1H as RNZAF main helicopter.

Eight and final NH90 delivered to RNZAF, 30-Oct-14 : The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) received its eight and last NH90 helicopter at Base Ohakea.

Retrofit of New Zealand NH90 fleet completed, 31-Jul-14 : Members of the NH90 team in New Zealand have a lot to celebrate: They have just completed the retrofit of four NH90 TTH helicopters at the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) operational base in Ohakea.



Operations


DatesOperation
14-nov-1623-nov-16Kaikoura Earthquake relief operations



List of aircraft and events at Ohakea

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By Date | By Serial

DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1998 ExhibitRoyal New Zealand NavyWaspNZ3906
1998-mar-22 AS350B EcureuilZK-HZN
1998-mar-22 UH-1H IroquoisNZ3814
2000-mar-05 AS350D AstarZK-HYO
2004-apr-04 UH-1D IroquoisNZ3803
2008-mar-16 47G-3NZ3705
2012-mar-31 A109LUHNZ3401
2014-may-04 Royal New Zealand Air ForceNH90 TTHNZ3305
2016-nov-14 3 SquadronRoyal New Zealand Air ForceA109LUHNZ3403
2016-nov-14 3 SquadronRoyal New Zealand Air ForceA109LUHNZ3401
2016-nov-14 3 SquadronRoyal New Zealand Air ForceA109LUHNZ3402
2016-nov-14 3 SquadronRoyal New Zealand Air ForceA109LUHNZ3404
2016-nov-14 3 SquadronRoyal New Zealand Air ForceNH90 TTHNZ3306
2016-nov-14 3 SquadronRoyal New Zealand Air ForceNH90 TTHNZ3305
2016-nov-14 3 SquadronRoyal New Zealand Air ForceNH90 TTHNZ3307


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