New Plymouth Airport

Image credit: Andrea Bozzi 

Air New Zealand operates regular flights into and out of New Plymouth. For the most up-to-date information please see the New Plymouth Airport website.


There is ample parking at New Plymouth Airport and no charge for the 20 minutes. You can pay for your parking by cash, EFTPOS or credit card.

Parking Charges

Duration Fees
First 20 minutes No charge
Hourly rate

$2 (to a maximum $16 per day)

Daily rate

$16 for one day
$30 for two days
$44 for three days
$55 for four days
$66 for five days
$77 for six days
$80 for seven days

Weekly rate $80 per week
Lost parking ticket $100
A day is a 24 hour period from entry. The customer is charged $2 per hour up until the daily maximum. For the first day (24hrs) this is $16. The next charge will not commence until the second 24 hour period starts.

Car Park Hours 

The airport site opens approximately 45 minutes before the first scheduled flight of the day and closes approximately 30 minutes after the final scheduled flight of the day. Please call 0800 111 238 if you need to get your car out of the car park when the site is closed. There may be a charge for this service.

Paying for Parking 

  • When you enter the car park through the barrier arm, you will be issued with an entry ticket, or you can insert your credit card to use instead of a ticket.
  • You can pay by cash, EFTPOS, or credit card at one of the pay machines before exiting the car park, or pay by credit card at the exit gate.

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 charges

Aircraft Landing Charge 

 GA Aircraft under 1500kg MCTOW

 $10 +gst
 GA Aircraft under 3000kg  $15 +gst
 GA Aircraft over 3000kg  $40 +gst
 Rotary Aircraft  $10 +gst

Note: Charges will apply for the use of the main apron, terminal and overnighting on the main apron. There is no facility to pay on the day. An invoice will be posted to you at no extra cost.