Flight Information
Flight Information

The airport terminal is located at 60 Toru Road, Paraparaumu consisting of attractive public areas, check in facilities, i-land café for a range of food and beverages.

Car Parking

The airport operates Short Term and Long Term car parking facilities controlled by "Pay & Display" machines. Tickets need to be purchased from a parking machine upon arrival and displayed on the car dashboard whilst in the car parks.

Payment for the machines are by:

  • Credit or Debit Cards (Visa and MasterCard only)
  • Coins
  • - Please note the machines do not have the ability to give change or a refund. Please read the payment instructions on the machines carefully.

The Short Term car park fees are $1 for the first hour, $2 per hour thereafter to a maximum of $8 per 24 hours.

The Long Term car park is locked each night – a flat fee of $8 per 24 hours applies.

Vehicles without a valid parking ticket may be clamped or towed away at the vehicle owner's expense.

The Long Term car park is secured and open during airline scheduled operating hours only. Generally, normal car park opening hours are typically:

  • Monday - Friday: 5:45am - 8:20pm
  • Saturday: 6:00am - 11:25am
  • Sunday: 3:30pm - 7:40pm

IMPORTANT: Operating hours are subject to change with airline schedule variation and holiday periods. Please refer to the respective airline flight schedule on their website for up to date operating hours:

Airline ground staff close the car park after the arrival of the last flight of the day and all passengers have retrieved their vehicles. To accommodate passengers on a cancelled or diverted evening flight, airline ground staff will keep the Long Term car park open longer as appropriate.

After hours access to the Long Term car park is only by prior arrangement with airport management, or by priority access which is subject to a $20 call-out fee. This fee must be paid at the time of vehicle retrieval.

For after hours priority vehicle retrieval, please phone:

  • 027 452 7484

Vehicles parked in both the Short Term and Long Term car parks are parked at the owner's risk. Kapiti Coast Airport Holdings Ltd accepts no responsibility for any damage or theft.

Rail Links

The airport is in close proximity to the Paraparaumu rail station and the following link can be used to view timetables.

Shuttles and rental cars can be booked using the following links:

Taxi Services

Paraparaumu Taxis

Taxi services are available from the airport rank.

Shuttle Services

Kapiti Coast Shuttles

Rental Cars

Rent Me Rentals

Can Do Rentals

Air Service Providers

Scheduled Air Service Providers

Air Chathams

Air Chathams provides daily scheduled services between Paraparaumu and Auckland.

For timetables and to book your flights:

Sounds Air

Sounds Air provides daily scheduled services between Paraparaumu and Blenheim, and Paraparaumu and Nelson.

For timetables and to book your flights:

Air2there (in receivership)

Air2there no longer provides scheduled services to and from Paraparaumu.

Charter Flights

Kapiti Coast Airport offers an opportunity for corporate and general public charter flights to all airports in New Zealand, including second and third level aerodromes.

Charter Flight Operators

Air Chathams – provides an aircraft charter service domestically and internationally. Air Chathams has a diverse fleet of aircraft available for group charter. Air Chathams' principle base of operation is from Auckland International Airport, however has the ability to position aircraft to destinations within NZ to best meet the requirements of their charter clients.

Sounds Air – provides an aircraft charter service to any New Zealand location utilising Cessna Caravan aircraft. Along with the normal 12 standard seat arrangement, their aircraft can also have a 6 seat luxury leather interior installed in a few minutes for the charter market.

  • Ph: 0800 505 005

Kapiti Heliworx – provides helicopter charter flights for 1-4 passengers.

Scenic Flights

Kapiti Heliworx provides a wide variety of scenic flights, ranging from local flights, over Kapiti Coast to the top of the South Island, and Marlborough Sounds.

Scenic Flight Providers

Kapiti Heliworx – provides helicopter scenic flights for 1-4 passengers.

Flight Training

There are four flight training providers based at the Kapiti Coast Airport specialising in various types of training.

Flight Training Providers

Kapiti Aero Club – provides Private Pilot Licence and Commercial Pilots Licence fixed-wing training.

Kapiti Heliworx – provides specific helicopter flight training requirements. (Note: all flight training is carried out away from the airport)