Gisborne Airport

Gisborne Airport

Hello and kia ora - welcome to Gisborne and sunny Tairāwhiti

We’ve built an iconic new airport terminal for Tairāwhiti Gisborne. Follow us for updates GisborneAirport

Gisborne Airport 01/02/23


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Annual report 2022
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Welcome, haramai

An easy hour’s flight from Auckland or Wellington, Gisborne welcomes you with a truly spectacular sweeping vista.

An intricate tapestry of vineyards and fertile flats unfolds below as the sun beams off the electric blue of Tūranganui-a-Kiwa/Poverty Bay.

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When you land at Gisborne Airport, turn left inside the terminal and collect your bags.

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Passenger Assistance

If you need a wheelchair or any sort of assistance, please let the airline staff know on check-in or notify the airline you are travelling with before you arrive at Gisborne Airport.

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Baby Facilities

Gisborne Airport has a quiet area for changing nappies and giving the littlies a bit of time out. It’s right next to the women’s bathroom… and both mums and dads are welcome.

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First Aid & Medical

Gisborne Airport staff are first aid trained and have a really good first aid kit on site. Let us know if you need assistance.

Always dial 111 in an emergency.

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Parking is just metres from the terminal and we’ll keep an eye on your car for you. Best of all — the first 20 minutes are FREE. (Please make sure you take your ticket when you enter.)

Click below to see full details:

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Car Hire

At Gisborne Airport, it’s easy for you to land and then drive off. Click on your preferred company below to go to their website to plan your trip:

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Bike Assembly Area

We have a bicycle assembly station located at the western (control tower) end of our terminal building.

Flight Information

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand, New Zealand’s largest national and international passenger and cargo carrier, operates direct flights to and from Wellington, Auckland and from these two cities on carriage to other destinations.

For all flight enquiries please call 0800 737 000.

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Darton Field Cafe and Bar

Great coffee, yummy food, and premium wine are the order of the day at the Darton Field Cafe and Bar. There are comfy couches, a large screen TV and loads of magazines and papers to enjoy while you wait.

Air traffic control

Air traffic control services are provided by Airways Corporation of New Zealand and are on watch 0630 hours to 2030 hours, seven days a week.

Airport information

Gisborne Airport covers an area of around 160 hectares. It includes our sealed and night-capable runway (Rwy 14/32) at 1,310 metres in length, as well as three grass runways suitable for light aircraft.

For detailed pilot information go to to the AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION PUBLICATION NEW ZEALAND website »

Landing Charges

Here is our current schedule of landing charges. This applies only to private aircraft: Click here for the PDF »


Gisborne Airport offers a number of land and building opportunities at our Darton Park development. Please contact the airport manager for more information:

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