Hamilton Airport is the International airport serving the greater Waikato Region. The official name is the Hamilton International Airport. A short drive from Hamilton, there is plenty of Hamilton Accommodation close by.
Hamilton Airport Arrivals and Departures
For Hamilton Arrivals and departures there is a useful online flight schedule that is updated constantly. It will tell you if the flight is on time, late, or very late, saving you unnecessary time waiting. This is a great guide for picking up family members from the airport.
Hamilton Arrivals and Departure Times
You are able to drive up to the terminal for pickups and drops offs. You can also park for free for up to 30 minutes. Parking 30 mins to 1 hour is $3.00, and $3.00 for every hour after that. There is also Long Term parking available including a great offer for Airport parking if you are flying international through Virgin Australia. There are many taxis and airport shuttles available both from Hamilton, and from Auckland.
Hamilton Airport Contact Details
Phone: +0064 7 848 9027
Address: Hamilton International Airport, Airport Road, RD 2, Hamilton 3282
This is the number for the Airport management office. For Arrivals and Departures information please contact the airline concerned, or click the link above. Hamilton airport is located a 20 minute drive from Hamilton City. Some great step by step directions to the airport can be found here.
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Hamilton Airport NZ
Originally a military base during World War 2. The airport was converted to a civilian airport in 1950. While Hamilton is a provincial region, it is the fifth largest population centre in New Zealand. As such, Hamilton airport is busy with both domestic and international traffic handling 315,000 domestic flights and 45,000 overseas flights each year. The airport operates 24 hours a day.
The airport is a full international airport and can handle the full complement of aircraft up to Airbus A320. International flights direct from Hamilton normally fly Hamilton to Brisbane, Australia. From there travellers can travel within Australia, or use of of Virgin Australias codeshare airlines such as Cathay Pacific, to travel to almost any destination worldwide.
Hamilton New Zealand offers the full range of accommodation options in the city from Hamilton Hotels to dozens of lower cost motels. Please see our full Hamilton Accommodation page. If you need to stay close to the airport for an early morning flight then the Hamilton Airport Inn is the only accommodation provider right at the airport.
Hamilton Airport has been granted approval to extend and widen its runway to 3000m to enable more international planes from places such as Asia and the USA. Currently the runway can only accommodate international flights from Australia. This is seen as a great economic boost for the Waikato region and will see more jobs created, more international travel dollars and more benefit for the local economy. For more information on the airport visit their website: www.hamiltonairport.co.nz