DC-3 Scenic flights in Auckland over the summer

DC-3 Auckland Summer Scenic Flights

Delight in an awesome experience with classic luxury and spectacular views over Auckland. Learn about the history of our unique aircraft and take a very special trip with our dedicated crew. Air Chathams’ classic aircraft is the pride and joy of Air Chathams’ fleet. From days flown under command of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and then as a passenger commuter for the National Airways Corporation, to fertilising crops as a top-dressing craft around New Zealand, Air Chathams’ Douglas DC3 is a true Kiwi at heart!



Our 1945 Douglas DC-3 is available for private group charters - for up to 28 people. Make your next corporate function, wedding, or family reunion a memorable experience by entertaining them on the “grand old lady of the sky”. Contact us to discuss available dates, ideas, times, and options. BYO available.



Scenic Flights:

Departing on select weekends through summer from 30th December 2023, at the domestic terminal at Auckland Airport – passengers get to enjoy a 45-minute nostalgic flight - taking in the sights of Auckland. Our pilots during the experience may provide commentary about what it's like to fly the DC3.

Single (adult or child) - $199


Family deal (2 adults + 1 child) - $550
$100 per additional child.


Air Chathams is committed to making every effort to operate flights as scheduled. However, occasional flight consolidations may occur based on passenger demand. We strive to provide the best possible service to accommodate our passengers' needs, so if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to get in touch - 0800 359 669.

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Air Chathams Douglas DC-3

Our classic aircraft, the pride and joy of our fleet.

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