Helistar Flight Centre. Huka Falls. Taupo. New Zealand.
S 38° 38.600 E 176° 05.290
60H E 420647 N 5722407
Quick Description: Helistar Helicopters is Lake Taupo's leading tourist flight and aerial work helicopter company, offering Taupo helicopter flights, operating a fleet of modern jet helicopters from their own flight centre just five minutes drive north of Taupo.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 6/15/2009 8:51:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM6KKV
In operation since 1991 and owner operated by Bruce and Nicole Lilburn, Helistar Helicopters is a family run business specializing in scenic flights and aerial work. Based by the iconic Huka Falls, on Huka Falls Road, they are also the proud owners of Hub Café and the iconic Mil-8 helicopter, the giant helicopter clearly visible from SH1 as you approach the Helistar Flight Centre. You will definitely know you are in the right place!
Helistar helicopter services include:
* Aerial Lifting
* Weed Control
* Spray services
* Farm Mapping/Survey
* GPS Accuracy
* Frost protection
They also provide spectacular Scenic flights, Food and Wine flights, Wedding transport, Heli Fishing and Golf flights
On demand scenic flights operate daily around the Taupo region including the Tongariro World Heritage Park.
Nothing is impossible in a helicopter – photography, hunting and fishing trips, heli-picnics or mountain biking and kayaking drop-offs - let your imagination take you wherever you want to go!
Huka Falls Road
+ 64 7 374 8405
0800 43 54 78
Location of Helipad: Heliport
Description of location: Situated beside Huka Falls Road north of Taupo.
Does the Site Have a Windsock?: Yes
Primary Puprose of the Landing Pad: Tourism
What facilities are available to passengers?: Flight Centre with Cafe and toilet facilities.
What identifies the location as a helipad?: Tourism Venture with signage and a giant helicopter permanently on display.
Did you provide a personal photo of the helipad, windsock, helicopter or other identifiable feature?: yes
Where were the coordinates taken relative to the landing pad?: Co-ords taken beside landing pad.
Separate from an airport: yes
Landing Pad Surface: Grass
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