New Zealand’s fourth largest and busiest airport, Hamilton International offers flights to major hubs in the country as well as to key cities in Australia. It is approximately 15 kilometres from the city centre, a short drive from many important destinations in town. Car rental in Hamilton Airport is a popular choice of transport among visitors to the city, although shuttles and taxis are also available on site.
The airport has frequent flights to different destinations around the country, as offered by Sunair and Air New Zealand. Pacific Blue on the other hand offers flights to Brisbane and Sydney about 6 times a week.
Passengers are provided with convenient facilities for banking, shopping and dining, while comfortable lounges are also at hand for those who need to let time pass. Various hire car companies also have offices on site, for those who need to make last minute bookings.
Airport transfers are possible through shuttles and taxis, which are readily available right outside the terminal. Shuttles are very cost effective and ideal when travelling in groups. Car hire in Hamilton Airport on the other hand, is a convenient means to get around the rest of the city.
Hamilton is a diverse town, with great shopping areas, tourist spots and even bustling business areas. Among the major attractions in the city are the Waikato Museum and Stadium, as well as the Hamitlo Zoo and gardens. Various events are also held in the city, including the sought after Hamilton 400 V8 Supercars and Hot Air Balloon Festival.