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Passenger growth continues as Rotorua Airport readies itself for the future

The number of people using Rotorua Airport continues to grow – jumping 7.7 per cent in the past financial year. The strong passenger numbers were revealed at the Airport’s annual general meeting today highlighting a successful year for the airport. For the 12 month period ending 30 June, 2019 the airport catered for 265,443 passengers - the highest in 10 years.  Growth across all three destinations – Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch - led to the increase, with Wellington travel t...

November 15, 2019

Bikes to take over runway

It’s the one day of the year bikes replace planes on the runway at Rotorua Airport – and it’s again set to attract a big crowd. Family favourite Ride the Runway will take place on Sunday (November 3) with a range of activities on site including the opportunity to bike on the runway, the mascot challenge, music, activity and entertainment areas and food and drinks. Organiser Mark Leishman says the event is totally unique and is always a family favourite, offering a free morning’s entertai...

October 29, 2019

Commercial Manager Vacancy

The Rotorua Airport is the gateway to the beautiful Bay of Plenty region and is an essential hub to the area.  Hosting 265,000 passengers per year with daily direct Air New Zealand services between Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. This is a new role within the Airport structure and will report directly to the Chief Executive, whilst working closely with other members of the management team. Essentially this role will be responsible for identifying and maximising commercial activities ...

October 24, 2019

Board Observer Opportunity

We’re looking for a Board Observer for Rotorua Regional Airport Ltd  - giving the candidate a self-development opportunity and exposure to the role of a CCO Board. Details below: Board Observer Rotorua Regional Airport LtdSelf-development and exposure to the role of a CCO board. Rotorua Airport Limited is searching for a candidate to sit as an observer on its Board of Directors.  This opportunity provides first-hand exposure to the role of a board, its decision making and operations,...

October 23, 2019

First phase of development complete

The first phase of Rotorua Airport’s terminal redevelopment is complete – with a new arrivals facility now welcoming visitors to Rotorua. The redevelopment includes new rental car kiosks, rest room facilities and storage space, with passengers arriving into a large new area. The work comes as Rotorua Airport has recorded its highest passenger numbers in a decade, with more than 265,000 people travelling through the airport in the year to June 2019. Rotorua Airport chief executive Mark Gibb s...

September 23, 2019

Passenger numbers hit 10-year high

Passenger numbers travelling through Rotorua Airport have hit a 10-year high – and an upgrade of the airport’s terminal will better position the airport for further growth. Figures for the 2018 year showed more than 253,854 passenger movements through Rotorua Airport – 12,551 more than the previous year and the highest number since 2008. Presenting his quarterly report to Rotorua Lakes Council’s operations and monitoring committee, Rotorua Airport chief executive Mark Gibb says the posit...

March 6, 2019

Clean cars for good cause

For Jeff Hall, the more dirty cars the better. The Rotorua Airport firefighter will have the scrubbing brushes and hose ready on Thursday washing cars as part of his fundraising efforts ahead of his fourth Sky Tower Stair Challenge. The popular annual Sky Tower event is a fundraiser for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand. Between 9am and 1pm he’ll be washing cars on site at Rotorua Airport, asking for a donation in return. Alongside him will be fellow firefighter from Gisborne, Quentin Ham...

February 8, 2019

Rotorua Airport records good year

The value of Rotorua Airport’s land has jumped in the past year, largely due to work underway to develop a masterplan for the airport’s future development and plans to build non-aviation revenue. Rotorua Airport chief executive Mark Gibb says financially the surplus and passenger movements are both ahead of target and the value of Rotorua Lakes Council’s interest in Rotorua Airport is now $48 million compared to $30 million the previous financial year. The increase in the value comes as Ro...

December 20, 2018

Rotorua Airport welcomes extra flight capacity over summer season

Rotorua Airport is welcoming a significant increase in flight capacity in and out of Rotorua over the summer season. Air New Zealand expects to operate more than 6000 additional seats in and out of Rotorua from December to March, compared with the same period last year. The extra capacity follows on from Air New Zealand’s decision in April to reinstate the early morning flight to Wellington, following strong lobbying from the city. Air New Zealand head of regional affairs Reuben Levermore say...

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