Hamilton Airport

Hamilton Airport is situated around 15km by road from the city centre of Hamilton, and 139km south of Auckland, on New Zealand’s North Island. It is the second busiest airport in New Zealand, and is a major gateway for those living in, and visiting the Waikato region of northern New Zealand. 

Hamilton Airport terminal info and facilities

Hamilton Airport consists of a single, double-storey terminal building, which is split into an international and domestic arrivals and departures area. The check-in counters are located on the ground floor of the airport, as are the baggage claim carousels and the domestic departure and arrivals gate.  

The upper floor of the airport is where you’ll find the airport’s cafe, Velutto Cafe & Bar, which sells a selection of salads, sandwiches, baked goods, coffee, tea, alcoholic drinks and softdrinks. The cafe opens for all departures from Hamilton Airport. 

There is also a store, The Store, located on the ground floor of the terminal building, selling magazines, books, stationery, as well as a range of gifts and souvenirs. The Store is open from 5:30am-5:00pm weekdays, 6:00am-11:30am Saturdays and 7:00am-5:00pm on Sundays. 

For those who are only staying for a short time, or who need accommodation close to the airport, the airport has its own hotel, the 3-star Hamilton Airport Hotel. The hotel has 62 rooms, and is conveniently located on the airport site, a short walk from the terminal building. 

The above information is correct as of March 2016. Please check all travel details and costs closer to the time of your travel date.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

Hamilton Airport is located a 20-minute drive south of Hamilton City’s CBD. For those driving themselves to the airport, there is a fully-automated, 24/7 car park available. Parking is free for 15 minutes or less, NZ $3 (approx. $2.65 AUD) for stays between 15 minutes and 1 hour, and NZ $3 for each hour after. For longer stays, or those leaving their car at the airport for the duration of their trip, parking costs NZ $20.00 (approx. $17.80 AUD) per 24 hours, or NZ $95.00 (approx. $84.60 AUD) per month.

Buses hide 

Super Shuttle and Aerolink Shuttles both operate shuttle bus services to and from the airport, and the local taxi company is Hamilton Taxis (+64 7 8477 477). Airport transfer reservations should be made in advance with the company.

Taxi hide 

For those who wish to rent a car from Hamilton Airport, Avis Rent A Car, Hertz Car Rental, Budget Rent A Car, Europcar, and Thrifty all have desks at the airport. Campervan rental is also a popular choice, and is the perfect way to explore the surrounding area.

 Who flies to Hamilton

 Airport Contact Details

Hamilton Airport

Airport Road,
RD 2,

Tel:+64 (0)7 8489027


 Location Details

Longitude:175° 19' 59'' E
Latitude:37° 51' 39'' S

 Airport Location

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