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Whangarei Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Whangarei Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

I got out my sleeping back and slept under a tree in the parking lot.
- Angela

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Whangarei Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Whangarei airport has a single terminal building.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • The airport is open from 5:30 AM - 6:00 PM (Sun - Fri) and from 6:00 AM - 5:30 PM (Sat).
  • We have not received any reviews on this airport since 2006. If you have been there recently, please write a review.

Where to Sleep

  • Since the airport is closed at night, sleeping here is not permitted.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Whangarei Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Whangarei Airport Information

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.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at this airport.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Whangarei Airport does not appeal to you, there are no hotels at the airport. There is one hotel on the road from the airport to town:

  • Flames International Hotel - (3 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available on request. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Whangarei Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Whangarei Airport.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • Children's Play Areas - Not available.
  • Food & Drinks - There is one cafeteria.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 5:30AM - 6:00PM (Sun - Fri) • 6:00AM - 5:30PM (Sat). It is not possible to sleep in the airport overnight.

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As of March 2018, Whangarei airport is served by the following airlines: Air New Zealand • Sunair Aviation.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Whangarei Airport is linked to Whangarei CBD via CityLink bus, which stops right outside of the airport terminal.

Car Rentals

Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty offer car rental services onsite. Location: next to the Baggage Claim.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update we were able to find only one hotel that provides airport transportation (for a fee): Flames International Hotel.

Taxis and Shuttles

A variety of taxis and shared-ride shuttles are available at the airport during airport hours of operation.

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Last Updated: 21 March 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .