Nelson Airport is one of the country's busiest regional airports with up to 600 flights in and out per week, direct between seven destinations throughout New Zealand.
Nelson Tasman is fortunate to have six airlines servicing the region: Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Originair, Sounds Air, and air2there in and out of Nelson Airport, along with Golden Bay Air, based at Takaka in Golden Bay.
Nelson City is a short 15-minute drive from Nelson Airport. For up-to-date flight information visit the Nelson Airport website.
Nelson City Taxis can take care of all your travel arrangements, whether that be transport to and from the airport and booking your accommodation or suggesting fun and exciting attractions around the region. There are also a number of self-drive rental car options or private drivers if you prefer someone else doing the navigating.
Approximate direct flying times
|Auckland to Nelson||Air New Zealand, Jetstar||75 mins|
|Blenheim to Nelson||Air New Zealand, air2there||35 mins|
|Christchurch to Nelson||Air New Zealand||50 mins|
|Palmerston North to Nelson||Originair
|Paraparaumu to Nelson||air2there, Sounds Air||45 mins|
Wellington to Nelson
|Air NZ, Jetstar||25 mins|
|Wellington to Nelson||Sounds Air||40 mins|
|Wellington to Takaka||Golden Bay Air||50 mins|