A new $21 million terminal expansion of Hawke’s Bay Airport taking the terminal footprint to 4100sqm started in April 2018 with completion scheduled for 2020.

Hawke’s Bay Airport is currently in discussion with airline partners which could see A320 jets introduced from 2020 and new routes likely to be direct services to Queenstown initiated.

Key Stats

  • 400,000 visitors to HB Airport
  • 748,000 passengers carried
  • 900,000 passengers to the airport (projected 2025)
  • 24,000 aircraft movements per year
  • Passengers FY2017: 652,426
  • Passengers FY2018: 697,143
  • Passengers FY2019: 750,357

Hawke’s Bay Airport operates the airport at Napier that services the Hawke’s Bay region.

It is a council-controlled trading organisation, owned 50% by the Crown, 26% by the Napier City Council, and 24% by the Hastings District Council.

Total Passenger Numbers:

            Month FY2019 FY2020
            July   62,973   62,223
            August   62,406   62,621
            September   60,683   62,866
            October   67,855   64,765
            November   64,431   63,201
            December   61,831   56,188
            January   56,426   48,388
            February   61,186   57,366
            March   69,376   39,828
            April   65,011   149
            May   62,036   4,694
           June   56,143   18,798

 

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