Wanaka Airport

Servicing Wanaka and surrounding area, this is a local airport with a reputation for charter flights, flying schools and events like War Birds Over Wanaka.

Wanaka Airport

Utilised more as a visitor attraction than a traveller’s gateway, the Wanaka Airport is best known for the War Birds over Wanaka air show.

With no commercial airline routes currently operating out of Wanaka Airport, all flights are scenic charter flights, taking tourists up to Mt Aspiring and many other mountainous areas, and down to Milford Sound.

Wanaka Airport is home to the Transport and Toy Museum (a popular tourist attraction), as well as Skydive Wanaka. Numerous flight schools also operate out of Wanaka Airport, with options to take lessons flying both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters.