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West Auckland Airport, Parakai, planes outside hangers at sunrise

Aeroclub & Pilot Facilities 

What the West Auckland Airport can provide.

The airport has a pilot lounge available, able to host up to 20 people with kitchen, toilets, shower and flight planning room.

The airport courtesy car is available for visiting aviators, please contact us to book.

The historic Hinemoa Hall is available for up to 60 people for groups that are too large for the pilot lounge to handle.

Club Fly-Ins, Aviation Events and General Use: 

The airport is happy to assist aviation clubs or other non aviation groups wanting a venue to hold events at the airport.

The airport has various levels of facility and buildings available depending on the type of event. 

For aviation events, the organising club can negotiate a bulk rate for landing fees or if they prefer the airport will collect them at the usual rates.

 Inside of pilots lounge looking out to the deck and airfield

Pilot Lounge

For locals and visitors

What is provided

Kitchen with tea and coffee, lounge, toilets, shower, flight planning room. Wrap around deck perfect for barbeques (weather permitting).

Contact us for more information.

Historic Hinemoa Hall

A piece of local history

This historic hall was once the Billiard Hall at Hinemoa Boarding House in Parakai until the house burned down in 1977. The hall was fire damaged but survived and still bears the scars. It was relocated to the airport in the 1980s.

Historic Hinemoa Hall
Aerial view of West Auckland Airort from the south with Helensville town in the foreground

Courtesy car 

Avaliable from the airport

Fly in and then use our courtesy car to drive into nearby Parakai and Helensville.

Please contact us to book. 


For planes and cars

Plenty of space to park planes on the concrete apron year round and on the grass areas in the summer. Loads of parking available on site for cars too.  

Airport parking for planes and cars

Terms and Conditions for using the West Auckland Airport, Parakai and it's Facilities. 

By entering the West Auckland Airport, Parakai you are agreeing to the latest Terms/Conditions/Fees as published on the this website which are subject to change without notice.  

These terms and conditions are to be read in conjunction with the Airport Landing Plate found in the AIP

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