Air Chathams Freight

Air Chathams Freight

Air Chathams Freight
Chatham Island general freight rates (including GST) to/from Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington:
General Freight - $3.50 / kg
Minimum charge $17.50 (under 5 kg)
Excess Baggage - $3.50 / kg (charged per kilo over the standard 23kg allowance)

Chathams Islands Freight Depots

Freight Depot Ground Handler Phone Depot hours
Auckland Airpost - Gate No. 70
Lawrence Steven Drive
Auckland Airport
Rob Waite 021 580 226 7am to 2pm
(Monday to Friday)
Christchurch Menzies Aviation
Cnr Ron Guthrie & Perimeter Rds
Christchurch Airport
Johnny Manna 021 580 224 8 am to 5pm
7days a week
Wellington Air New Zealand Cargo
Freight Drive
Wellington Airport
Mark Tyrell 021 580 225 8 am to 5pm
7 days a week

Auckland Whakatane Freight Services

Air Chathams would be pleased to assist you with your freight requirements between Whakatane and Auckland.  General information:

  • The freight rate is $2 per kilo with a minimum cost per package of $15.
  • Freight costs must be paid before travel, unless an account is held with Air Chathams.
  • All freight is transported on a space available basis.
  • There is no dangerous goods acceptance available at either airport

Does your business require regular freight services?  If so, subject to normal credit checks, a charge account can be set up by calling Freephone 0800 580 127.

Whakatane Airport Procedures

  • All cargo must go through Whakatane terminal (pickup/dropoff).
  • EFTPOS and Credit Card payment options are available.
  • No Dangerous Good acceptance is available.
  • Cargo collection is available during business hours only and when scheduled flights are arriving/departing (weekends etc).
  • Airport Phone 07 307 9586,
  • Delivery address 216 Aerodrome Rd, Whakatane, Thornton 3191

Auckland Airport Procedures

Primary option - Domestic Terminal

  • Air Chathams Counter located at Auckland Domestic Terminal  (pickup/dropoff).
  • EFTPOS/Credit Card payment available.
  • No Dangerous Good acceptance available.
  • Cargo collection available during business hours only, and when flight schedule is arriving/departing (weekends etc).
  • Airport Phone 09 275 9120 or Freephone 0800 580 127.

Secondary Option - Air Post/Air Chathams Cargo Depot

This option is suitable for courier, account holders and for larger items.

  • Air Post/Air Chatham Cargo depot is located at Gate 70, Laurence Stevens Drive, Auckland Airport.
  • Opening hours are 7am to 2pm weekdays only.
  • Available for larger items, and courier dropoffs etc.
  • Cash payment only, freight should be prepaid or charge account available prior to drop off.

Pets and Animals

  • Pets/Animals can be carried and will be charged at standard freight rates.
  • Pets cannot be kept overnight at Air Chatham Cargo premises.
  • Animals must travel with a customer.
  • The customer must supply a ‘secure and leak-proof box’.

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