Covid-19 Information

The Palmerston North Airport terminal is now open as all of New Zealand outside of Auckland are at COVID-19 Alert Level 2.

Terminal Access

Public access into the Palmerston North Airport terminal is now permitted as airlines have announced the resumption of limited services. Our Café Ignition, Relay, and rental car services are now open. 

For those who will be travelling with us, the terminal will be marked out to enforce the 2 metre social distancing protocols. Everyone must use the NZ COVID Tracer App to track your journey to assist with contact tracing. QR Code Posters are displayed throughout the terminal. Hand sanitiser is also available in selected locations throughout the terminal building.
An increase of our terminal building cleaning schedule will continue including all high touch surfaces.

Face Coverings

In the airport terminal and on all flights, it is mandatory to wear a mask at all times.

Car Parking

We have a dedicated drop off and pick up parallel parking area in the General Car Park. Remember the first 15 minutes of parking is free.

If you have a Long Stay Car Park booking and can no longer make your flight, please email us at and our team will get this sorted for you.


If you are feeling unwell, please stay at home.

For any travel information or changes please contact your airline or local travel agent directly.

For more information on the Government’s response, please go to