About Ardmore Airport

Discover the rich history and bright future of New Zealand’s iconic aerodrome.

The history of Ardmore

From our WWII beginnings to our growth into a national aviation icon, Ardmore is home to generations of New Zealand aviation. Discover the rich history of our unique facility.

Giving back

We’re proud to give back to the community we’re part of. We sponsor a wide range of organisations, including emergency services, community groups, and charities.

Ardmore Airport Flyer

The Ardmore Airport Flyer is published regularly, filled with all the latest news, updates, events, and information that our community needs to know.

Airside Driving

Need to operate a vehicle airside at Ardmore? Here are a few important documents to review – including driving zone maps, permit information, and application forms.


Our detailed procedures are designed to keep our team and visitors safe. Explore all our procedures, and find out what makes us one of New Zealand’s safest airports.

Our People

Come fly with us

Experience all New Zealand’s premier aviation facility has to offer.