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  • Key features Airport Terminal
    Runway
    Reputation for turbulent and exciting landings
  • Situated Within Wellington travel zone
    1km to Stone Street Studios
    27km to Avalon Studios
  • Location access Private

Opened in 1959 and located in the suburb Rongotai, Wellington International Airport is the third busiest airport in New Zealand, handling over five million passengers a year.

The airport comprises a small 110-hectare site on the Rongotai isthmus, a stretch of low-lying land between Wellington proper and the Miramar Peninsula, hosting beautiful coastal views.

It operates a single 6,827 ft. runway with ILS in both directions, capable of handling aircraft up to the Boeing 767-300 and Airbus A330-300.

Due to the channeling effect of Cook Strait creating strong and gusty winds, it has gained a reputation for sometimes turbulent and somewhat exciting landings.

Location details:

  • Health and safety requirements for working around planes and tarmac
  • Restricted parking
  • Working terminal