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  • 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 

In response to the Government’s move to alert level four regarding the coronavirus outbreak, the terminal building will be closed from today 24th March 2020 until further notice.  Please contact Lee on 027 477 1280 for any further assistance.

Summer Hours

Open – 9.00am to 4.00pm

Terminal will be closed on the following dates:

February 2020 –  Friday 28th & Saturday 29th

March 2020 – Friday 6th, Saturday 7th, Sunday 8th, Thursday 12th, Saturday 14th, Monday 16th, Tuesday 17th, Friday 20th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd, Friday 27th & Saturday 28th.

April 2020 – Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th, Friday 10th, Saturday 11th, Friday 17th, Saturday 18th, Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th.

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.

Weather Station

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.


Landing Fees

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 admin@teanauairport.co.nz 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:

CAA Rule 101 Click
Airshare Click

Completing an Airshare.co.nz flight plan DOES NOT provide an approval from the
Te Anau Airport Manapouri.


If you have any concerns or safety issues on or around the Te Anau Airport Manapouri, please report by clicking “Report Now” link below.
Information Required:

  • Username:  report@teanauairport.co.nz
  • Password:  report

Report Now

Photos on what has been happening at Te Anau Airport Manapouri

9th March 2020

Tiger Moth Fly In

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1st March 2020

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5th February 2020

Busy day at the airport

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26th January 2020

P51-D Mustang


25th January 2020

DC 3 arrived back at the airport


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

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Early April 2019

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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