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Distance from HLZ to:

Matamata 59 km
Raglan 63 km
Rotarua 101 km

Nearest Major Airports:

Auckland Airport 131 km
Wellington International Airport 528 km
Christchurch International Airport 1094 km

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Hamilton Airport Guide

Hamilton is an inland city on North Island and the Waikato River runs through the centre. It is most famous for the unusual Hamilton Gardens, which are themed – just two are the American Revolutionist Garden and the Chinese Scholars Garden. You can also visit Hamilton Zoo and the Waikato Museum. The area is good for adventure sports and mountain sports as well as rafting and caving. Take a drive out with your car hire Hamilton to Matamata, where ‘Lord of the Rings’ was filmed and you can visit the village of ‘Hobbiton’. Raglan is a pretty beach town, great for surfing and also head out to Rotorua for the geysers and hotsprings as well as discovering Maori culture.

Hamilton Airport Directions

The airport is 10 km away from the city and a 20 minute journey with your car hire Hamilton Airport. Just take the State Highway 1 and finally the Airport Road to the terminal building.

Hamilton Airport Parking

The car park is opposite the terminal building and is open 24 hours. It is available for short and long term car parking and there are special prices for passengers taking international flights.

Hamilton Airport Flight Information

Most flights from Hamilton Airport are domestic and operated by 5 airlines. Virgin Australia operates the only international route to Brisbane.

Hotels Near Hamilton Airport

Hamilton Airport Motor Inn is within walking distance of the airport, an alternative option is the Venturo Inn Suites which are just ½ km away.

Hamilton Time Zone

Hamilton is 12/13 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, depending on daylight saving and is in the New Zealand Time zone (GMT+12/13).

Hamilton Info

Hamilton is a small airport, but has the basics you would need. For all your money needs, you can go to the ASB Bank and if you need to check your emails, there are internet kiosks and a free Wi-Fi service. If you get hungry, you can get a snack at the Velutto Cafe and Bar. Paperplus has newspapers and last minute items you may require and there is also a duty free store.  The Koru Lounge is available for Air New Zealand business class passengers.

Hamilton Airport Trivia:

  • Hamilton Airport is also known as Hamilton International Airport.
  • It is at Rukuhia, the name of the RNZAF base in World War II.
  • The first commercial flight from Hamilton Airport took place in 1950.
  • In August 2011, the airport got approval for runway expansion.
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