Welcome “The Gateway to Fiordland National Park” Fiordland National Park is the largest of New Zealand’s 14 National Parks with an area of approximately 12500 sqkm and is a major part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site.
A glaciated carved wilderness with many peaks above 2000 metres. Fiordland’s coast is steep and crenulated with fiords running from the mighty Southern Alps to the Tasman Sea. Te Anau Airport Manapouri is your gateway to this magnificent vista, from a small 4 seat Cessna aircraft to a large 118 seat Whisper Jet, touch down for a wonderful journey that will last in your memory forever, Welcome Aboard!
Terminal opening hours
Open – 9.00am to 4.00pm
Terminal will be closed on the following dates:
November – Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd, Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th, Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd, Monday 25th, Thursday 28th & Friday 29th.
December – Thursday 5th, Friday 6th, Saturday 7th, Friday 13th, Saturday 14th, Friday 20th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd, Friday 27th & Thursday 31st.
Public Holidays – Closed
If you require access to the terminal building outside of these hours, please contact Lee on 027 477 1280.
Operational Notice –
Nothing to report
Webcams are up and running.
Please notify us if the webcams are down and we will endeavor to get them up and running as soon as possible.
Currently we are experiencing some issues with the rain data collected from the airport’s weather station. The rain fall data that is showing is not correct.
Please click the link below this will take you to the Metservice weather web page. (Rain information mentioned at the bottom of the page). Sorry for any inconvenience.
If airport terminal is unattended landings fees can be paid on arrival at mail boxes by brown shed on the north side of fuel station.
Drones – Safe Flying
Drones (also referred to as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs)) are becoming increasingly popular in and around the Fiordland area.
If you intend to fly your drone above 400 ft (122 meters) or within 4kms of the Te Anau Airport Manapouri you need to get prior approval (at least 24 hours) from the Airport Management. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get approval. You also need to log your flight plan with Airshare (See below).
For more information on where you can fly your drone and the rules regarding drone flying within NZ check out:
Completing an Airshare.co.nz flight plan DOES NOT provide an approval from the
Te Anau Airport Manapouri
Photos on what has been happening at Te Anau Airport Manapouri
17th November 2019
8th October 2019
Beechcraft B300 and ATR72
12th September 2019
Beechcraft B300, Cessna 206, Cessna 172 and Pilatus PC-12
11th April 2019
Early April 2019
31st March 2019
Early Morning at Te Aanu Airport Manapouri
Two DC 3’s parked up on the apron
Air Chatham’s ATR with the DC 3’s
ATR and DC 3 (ZK-JGB)
30th March 2019
ZK-DAK Arrived at Te Anau Airport Manapouri
24th March 2019
19th March 2019
DC 3 (ZK-JGB) arrived
7th February 2019
Air Chathams ATR 72 landed at Te Anau Airport Manapouri
5th February 2019
Fokker 70 operated by Alliance Airlines landed at Te Anau Airport Manapouri. Thanks to Alliance and the great crew, we enjoy working with you all.
27th January 2019
Air Chathams – Aero Commander
15th January 2019
Alliance Airlines Fokker 70 landed at Te Anau Airport Manapouri for the first time.
1st January 2019
Alliance Airlines landing at Te Anau Airport Manapouri – Gonna miss the Fokker 50 crew
The crew – Dan, Annaleeza, Dayl and Alistair