Rotorua International Airport
Rotorua International Airport is located in Rotorua about 9.17 km northeast of Rotorua, Te Ngae Road, in New Zealand. The airport was opened in 1963 by Prime Minister Sir Keith Holyoake to fit the National Airways Corporations Fokker F27 plane. It replaced the Whakarewarewa airport and is owned by the Rotorua District Council. It started international flights on December 2009.
It’s composed of a single building and six gates (tarmac) with its busiest route being Rotorua to Christchurch flown by Mount Cook Airlines. The airport has two runways with a shorter grass runway.
Airlines using the airport include Air New Zealand, Air Nelson, Sun-air etc. with destinations ranging from Auckland to GIs borne. It operates local flights to Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown amongst others and back. It also operates to Sydney and Rotorua.
The airport can be accessed via taxis or buses plying the Te Ngae Road (10 minutes driving to Rotorua). It also offers duty-free store, meeting rooms, rental cars, parking (free for international travelers), internet facilities and a café and bar.
Taxis to and from Rotorua airport can be safely and securely pre-booked with professional taxi providers.