new zealand RNZAF Base Ohakea

Bulls, Manawatu-Wanganui
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Satellite and aerial maps of Ohakea with nearby locations


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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


New Simulator for New Zealand NH90, 09-Aug-18 : #training CAE to provide the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) 700MR Series NH90 flight training device (FTD) for Ohakea airbase by 2020

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.

31-Jul-14 - Retrofit of New Zealand NH90 fleet completed


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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