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How to Get to Aoraki/Mt Cook Airport/Village

Travel Directions

Mount Cook Airport  is located within New Zealand’s Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park at the end of State Highway 80, only 15 kilometres south of the summit of the country’s highest mountain, the mighty Aoraki/Mt Cook. We are NOT Glentanner Airport, keep driving to the Mt Cook Village.

Check-in closes 45 minutes prior to your departure so please allow time to travel to our base at Aoraki/Mt Cook Airport.

  • If you’re travelling from Twizel, allow 1 hour.
  • If you’re travelling from Tekapo, allow 1.5 hours.
  • If you’re travelling from Queenstown or Wanaka allow 3.5 hours.