• Fly directly from anywhere in New Zealand
  • A wedding venue to remember
  • Fly directly into the heart of Fiordland
  • Fly directly into the heart of Fiordland


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 

Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday and Monday Closed

If you require access to the terminal building outside of these hours, please contact Lee on 027 477 1280 or Evan on  027 220 2160

Operational Notice

  • Airfuel’s installation has been removed.  Now Air BP Jet A1 and Av Gas.  Please refer to AIP Supplement.
  • Increase in small bird activity due to recent harvest.


30th November 2016
The Te Anau Airport Manapouri webcams are now available.  Thanks to the IT Team at Southland District Council.

January 2017

Te Anau Manapouri Airport / Chatham Islands Direct
We have the facilities.  We have the aircraft.  We have the opportunity.
Let’s do it, all over again!
Due to ever increasing popularity and in conjunction with Air Chathams and Hotel Chatham, Merv has again chartered a 50 passenger Convair 580 aircraft for more special direct flights from Te Anau Airport Manapouri to the Chatham Islands for January 2017.   With four fully guided days to explore our most eastern island before returning home direct.  Flight time:  under 2 ¾ hours.

Tours dates are:
Tour 7 –  Wednesday 4th – Sunday 8th January 2017
Tour 8 – Sunday 8th – Thursday 12th January 2017
Tour 9 – Friday 13th – Tuesday 17th January 2017
Tour 10 – Wednesday 18th – Sunday 22nd January 2017

For any enquiries please contact:  Merv Halliday
Email:  merv@teanau.co.nz (subject – Chatham Islands)
Phone:  (03) 249 8294

12th November 2016

Welcome back to Air Chathams metroliner

Air Chats

26th March 2016

Air Milford’s Cessna 208 – caravans


16th March 2016

DC 3 arrived at the airport 20160316_145109

9th March 2016



7th & 8th March 2016
Busy times at Te Anau Airport Manapouri

2nd May 2015
Alpi Aviation NZ agent Logan McLean (right) hands over the keys to a brand new Pioneer 300 sport aircraft to Fiordland Aero Club Murray Hagen (centre) and Ian Remnant (left)

31st March 2015 Pilots from Mainland Air at Te Anau Airport Manapouri 20150331_132803

14th March 2015
Air Chathams Metroliner – amazing day at airport. 20150314_112846