Welcome to Taupo Airport

Flying into Taupo visitors and locals alike are always struck by the size and beauty of the Lake. Located in the centre of New Zealand's exciting North Island Lake Taupo has a surface area of 616 square kilometres (238 sq mi), is the largest freshwater lake by surface area in Oceania, New Zealand's largest lake and is a similar size to the nation of Singapore.

Taupo Airport is the beginning of the Taupo experience at only eight kilometres from the centre of Taupo township and running alongside the lakebed.

With approximately 35,000 aircraft landings and take-offs each year the Airport is the springboard for the largest commercial Tandem Skydive drop zone in the world and offers a range of scenic flights by helicopters, floatplanes and light aircraft.

  • Taupo Airport is a fresh and vibrant part of the local community, both as the point of arrival and departure, or as the launch-pad for the many activities the region offers.
  • Check Air New Zealand's arrivals and departures for Taupo Airport or phone 07 378 5428.
  • Information for Pilots including Airport Operational Information, Joining Procedures, Landing Charges and IFR Arrivals & Departures.
  • Contact details for the Taupo Airport Authority.
  • Taupo Airport is a port of entry and departure for international itinerant corporate jet aircraft.
  • Taupo is well known as a place of beauty but it is also one of the best places in New Zealand to enjoy skydiving and take in breath taking views.
  • Keep up to date with news from Taupo Airport.
  • Listing of all businesses and organisations operating at Taupo Airport.