The airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for flight operations. Currently there are no noise restrictions; however, to maintain this privilege and standing it is requested those conducting extended night operations do so clear of the Whanganui residential and built up areas.
The Cafe is open 0600-1700 Monday to Friday, 0800 -1330 Saturday, 1130 -1630 Sunday. Outside these hours the Terminal is open one hour before the departure or arrival of any scheduled flight. Again if outside the Cafe operating hours the Terminal will be closed 15 minutes after the departure or arrival of any scheduled flight. If access to the Terminal is required outside the published Cafe or extended scheduled flight hours please contact the Operations Officer or the Maintenance and Security Officer.
Access to airport lighting can be arranged through the Airport Authority.