Phoenix Airfield

NZFX · Antarctica

About Phoenix Airfield

FIR Auckland Oceanic East FIR
Country Antarctica
Runways 15/33
Type Small airport
Coordinates (ARP) -77.95639, 166.76667   775723S 1664600E
Coordinates (Center) -77.95851, 166.75691   775731S 1664525E
Variation 141.0° E (2023)
Timezone McMurdo (+13 h)
Local time Dec 3, 2023 18:25


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
15 162° 020° 3,353 m Snow -77.9723 166.7778
33 342° 200° -77.9447 166.736

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The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Phoenix Airfield

Phoenix Airfield is a small airport in Antarctica. The airport is located at latitude -77.95851 and longitude 166.75691. The airport has one runway: 15/33. The ICAO airport code of this field is NZFX. Nearby other airfields are Williams Field, Williams Field and Mcmurdo Station Ice Runway.

Phoenix Airfield does not publish a METAR, the nearest weather station is Williams Field, which is 11 km away. The flight information region (FIR) is Auckland Oceanic East.

Phoenix Airfield is in the timezone of Antarctica/McMurdo. Difference with UTC is +13 h. Today the sun rises at 12:00 and sets at 12:00. This applies to Phoenix Airfield, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +13 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.

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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Williams Field NZCM 11 km 025°
Williams Field NZWD 13 km 039°
Mcmurdo Station Ice Runway NZIR 13 km 329°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Pegasus ZPG TACAN 5.7 km 273°
Williams Fld ZWD TACAN 12 km 034°
Ice Runway ZIR TACAN 13 km 329°