Rotorua Airport

A quick guide to the basics of Rotorua Airport

Rotorua Airport has daily flights with Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Queenstown. There are flights to Sydney twice a week. Allow 15 minutes drive from downtown Rotorua to the airport.

Car Rentals:

A number of the major car rental companies operate at the airport including Avis, Budget, Thrifty and Hertz.


There are over 400 car parking spaces in both short-term and long-term car parks at Rotorua International Airport. The first 30 minutes are free, followed by a rate of $2 per hour. The maximum fee is $14 a day. Parking is capped at $60 a week for all trans-tasman passengers who need to present their boarding pass at the parking kiosk in the terminal, to redeem free parking.


To order a taxi, try Rotorua Taxis on 07-348 1111.

Airport Shuttle:

The Super Shuttle is a shared passenger service, holding up to 11 passengers. For a single fare into downtown Rototua, it will cost around $36 for a 1 person or $44 for two persons. Check SuperShuttle for an accurate quote. 

Internet Access / Wi-Fi:

Two internet kiosks and Wi-Fi are available for a small charge. Simply buy a pre-paid voucher from the Airport Development Levy desk to gain access.

Departure Tax:

Passengers departing from Rotorua Airport must pay a NZD$5 departure tax after check-in and before boarding your flight. Payment can be made at the Airport Development Levy counter and is attached to your boarding pass.

Airport Address:

Rotorua International Airport Limited, State Highway 30, Rotorua.