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    Hobsonville Airfield North Island New Zealand

Location
Lat 36° 47' 30S Long 174° 39' 50E Hobsonville Airfield is located near Auckland on the North Island of New Zealand. Also known as RNZAF Station Hobsonville.

Wartime History
Used by the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) for the reassembly of crated aircraft shipped from the United States to New Zealand and also for pilot training.

RNZAF units based at Hobsonville
No. 1 Aircraft Depot
No. 4 OTU

Postwar
Several surplus aircraft remained at Ardmore Airfield and were displayed outdoors ncluding: A6M3 Zero 3844 during 1945 - 1957, S23 Sunderland NZ4103 and Seafire Tail A-CF.

Today
Known as "Auckland Hobsonville Airport" or "Hobsonville Airport". Airport code: ICAO: NZHB.

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Last Updated
August 10, 2018

 

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