Airport codes Paraparaumu Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code


World Area Code


Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

-40°-54'-16"S / 174°59'20"E


-40.90470, 174.98900


22ft / 6.71m

Magnetic variation

21.499 degrees

About Paraparaumu Airport

Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) is located in the municipality of Greater Wellington region in New Zealand, Oceania. It's a medium airport in New Zealand based in the region Wellington Region. There is no scheduled passenger service.

Runway information

PPQ has 5 runways with a total length of 11,141 ft, of which 1 is lighted.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
11R-29L 1,345 ft 295 ft Grass or earth not graded or rolled No
11L-29R 3,366 ft 98 ft Asphalt No
16R-34L 4,429 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
16L-34R 2,001 ft 295 ft Grass or earth not graded or rolled No
16-34 0 ft 0 ft Unknown surface No

Geographic data


Greater Wellington region


New Zealand






Other airports in Wellington Region

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
NZCI CHT Chatham Islands-Tuuta Airport Medium airport Waitangi
NZMS MRO Hood Airport Medium airport Masterton
NZWN WLG Wellington International Airport Large airport Wellington

Find your way around Paraparaumu Airport

How to get to Greater Wellington region

There are several ways to get from Paraparaumu Airport to Greater Wellington region and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Train and Taxi.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Greater Wellington region. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Greater Wellington region is by Train (54 minutes, NZ$ 11 - NZ$ 15). If you prefer to get to your destination as quickly as possible, the fastest way to get into the city is by Taxi (45 minutes, NZ$ 170 - NZ$ 210).


Transport type
48.21 km
54 minutes
NZ$ 11 - NZ$ 15

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Transportation services

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Taxi Paraparaumu Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Paraparaumu Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at PPQ

Find a cheap rental car at Paraparaumu Airport to make the most out of your trip to New Zealand. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at PPQ lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in New Zealand quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Rent a camper in New Zealand

Find a recreational vehicle near Paraparaumu Airport to make the most out of your trip to New Zealand?

A camper or RV will give you unlimited freedom so you can determine your own route and go wherever you want to go. It's especially perfect because you have the comfort of your own accommodation and kitchenette with you.

WorldWide Campers works with many RV suppliers in Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South America, South Africa and Europe. This ensures you that they will always find you the best deal for your RV trip. You never have to pay extra for booking costs and all our quotes are free of charge.

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Airport car parking at Paraparaumu Airport

Park your car at PPQ

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Paraparaumu Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at PPQ can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

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Things to do in New Zealand?

Find the best things to do in or nearby Paraparaumu Airport

Are you planning on travelling to New Zealand? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Greater Wellington region. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Store your bags in Greater Wellington region

Do you want to visit Greater Wellington region and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to New Zealand and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at PPQ?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Paraparaumu Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to New Zealand

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to New Zealand because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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PPQ giftshop

Customized PPQ gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Paraparaumu Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

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