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Tauranga Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Tauranga Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

TRG Airport Overview

tauranga airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Tauranga Airport.

What to Expect

The small, recently updated terminal at Tauranga Airport (code: TRG) handles several domestic routes. Facilities are limited to a combination cafe/shop. Another cafe is in the Classic Flyers Club, a short walk from the terminal. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Sleeping in Tauranga Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Tauranga Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there is a hotel near Tauranga Airport.  Most area hotels are within a 10-15 minute drive, so staying directly at the airport isn’t so important.

  • Gateway Motor Inn – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Tauranga, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program (i.e. Koru Club). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

Related Pages: Tauranga Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Drinking Water

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Food & Drink

One licensed café is in the main terminal building. It opens 30 minutes before the first flight of the day and closes after the final departure. There is also a café nearby in the Classic Flyers club, a short walk from the terminal building.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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Mobile Charging

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WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Tauranga Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: landside, next to the check-in counters.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there is a baby care room for breastfeeding and diaper changing. Location: near car rental desks.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available in the baggage claim area, Rates: unknown.

Conference Facilities – A boardroom is available for rent. It can accommodate up to 15 people and comes with a whiteboard, overhead projector and a screen. Catering is available on request. There are also conference facilities in the Classic Flyers Club, located a short walk from the terminal building.

Duty-Free & Shopping – There is no duty-free shopping in Tauranga. The café sells reading materials and souvenirs.

Museum – The Classic Flyers Club runs an aviation museum. It is located on the airport property, a short walk from the terminal.

Tauranga Airport is served by the following airlines: Air New Zealand • Island Air • Sunair.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies have counters inside the terminal: Avis • Budget • Eazi Car Rental • Europcar • Hertz • NZ Rent A Car • Pacific Auto Rentals • Rite Price Rentals • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Bay Palm Motel   •   Cobblestone Court Motel.

See also Airport Hotels above.


The airport partners with Mount Tauranga Taxis and Taxicabs. They are available in the taxi rank outside the arrivals hall when flights arrive, but reservations can also be made in advance.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.