Fox Glacier Aerodrome

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Fox Glacier Aerodrome
LocationFox Glacier, New Zealand
Coordinates43°27′43″S 170°1′9″E / 43.46194°S 170.01917°E / -43.46194; 170.01917

Fox Glacier Aerodrome (IATA: FGL, ICAO: NZFH) is a small landing strip serving tourist sightseeing and skydiving flights over the Fox Glacier and Southern Alps areas of New Zealand.

A Cessna crash on landing in September 2008 left three people hospitalised.[1]

The airstrip was the location of an accident in September 2010 where nine people were killed when a parachuting flight crashed shortly after take-off.[2]

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  1. ^ "Three hospitalised after Fox Glacier plane crash". TVNZ. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Report 10-009: Walter Fletcher FU24, ZK-EUF, loss of control on take-off and impact with terrain, Fox Glacier aerodrome, South Westland, 4 September 2010". Occurrence Report. TAIC. Retrieved 24 January 2014.