New Plymouth Airport

Air New Zealand and Jetstar operate regular flights from New Plymouth. To check flight times please see:


Enter the car park through the barrier arm where you will be issued an entry ticket. Please pay at one of the pay machines before exiting the car park.

The main gate to the airport site is locked approximately 30 minutes after the final scheduled flight of the day and reopens approximately 45 minutes before the first scheduled flight the following day. Call 0800 111 238 if you need to get your car out of the car park when the site is locked. There may be a charge for this service.

Duration  Fee 
First 60 mins Free
Hourly rate (thereafter) $1 (to maximum $14 per day)
Daily rate $14 per day for the first three days
$12 per day for the fourth and fifth days
$11 per day for the sixth day
Weekly rate $80 per week
Lost parking ticket $100

Private Aviation

New Plymouth Airport has general aviation facilities for private planes and helicopters, including hangers and refuelling services (BP). The airport has three runways in regular use.


  • A sealed runway 1310m long, 45m wide, designation 05/23.
  • Two grass runways.
    • 1000m long, 30m wide,  designated 05/23.
    • 1200m long, 40m wide,  designated 14/32.

Aircraft landing fee

  • GA aircraft under 3500 MCTOW: $5 + GST 
  • Helicopters: $8 + GST

Note: There is no facility to pay on the day. An invoice will be posted to you at no extra cost.

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