Air Chathams

Air Chathams operates daily flights between Whakatane & Auckland, every day of the year. With 38 direct flights per week. Our pricing starts from as low as $89 one way. Book online, its simple and easy.

$89.00 - $339.00

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Air Chathams operates scheduled services between Whakatane & Auckland 38 times weekly, with 3 return flights every weekday.

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We operate the fast pressurized Metroliner aircraft on this route. Flight duration is only 45 mins, including aircraft taxi time. Much faster than a 4 hour drive!

The Metro has two pilots and a proven reputation of safe air travel in New Zealand for many years.

Also, get in quick to book seats on our novelty Douglas DC-3 flights operated on weekends through Summer.

View our schedule here:

Fly to the Amazing Eastern Bay direct with Air Chathams, and enjoy our personalized friendly service!

Book online or via our call centre Freephone 0800 580 127


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Physical address

Air Chathams, 216 Aerodrome Rd, Thornton, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, 3191, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Staff on site for all flight departures and arrivals
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
10 minute drive from town centre

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $89.00 - $339.00
Other charges:
Credit Card Surcharge for Online Bookings
Further pricing information:
All fares include 23 kilograms of checked luggage

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