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New Plymouth Airport

Airport information
 Location of airport in Taranaki
Airport typePublic
OperatorNew Plymouth District Council
Government of New Zealand
LocationNew Plymouth
Elevation30 m (97 ft)

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New Plymouth Airport serves the city of New Plymouth, and the surrounding region of Taranaki. It is on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island, and geographically, is the closest airport in the country to Australia. Locally speaking, it is 11 km from the city centre, on the highway north to Auckland, and 4 km from the outer suburb/satellite town of Bell Block.

The airport is the 11th busiest airport in New Zealand with 37,097 aircraft movements in 2010. Beating Tauranga and Invercargill and just behind Queenstown. In October 2009, New Plymouth Airport was voted as the best regional airport in New Zealand.

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