This is New Zealand’s fourth busiest commercial airport, serving more than half a million passengers each year.
Nelson Airport is home to Air Nelson, which operates and maintains New Zealand’s largest domestic airline.
The airport averages 90 aircraft movements every day, with a plane taking off or landing every 4.5 minutes during scheduled hours.
Approximately 1.2 million people use the Nelson Airport terminal every year.
Almost 50 percent of travellers through the airport are business people.
The airport is home to 17 aeronautical and support industries.
Nelson Airport Ltd is a member of the NZ Airports Association Inc.