Parking

IMPORTANT NOTICE: December 6th, 2017 marked the first milestone with the opening of the new gateway road to Nelson Airport and the first of the new parking areas.  Please pay attention to all the safety signs and allow yourself a few minutes extra to familiarise yourself with the new layout. 

Car Park 1 and Car Park 2 are both situated on the Terminal ring road close to the terminal, follow the designated signage.

  • The Automatic Pay Stations accept cash, eftpos or credit cards & are situated at the front of the terminal
  • The car park operates 24-hours a day, every day of the year
  • Parking is at owners’ own risk
  • Maximum stay is three months.

HOW TO PAY FOR YOUR PARKING

Our new technology now offers you three convenient ways to pay.

  • Complimentary twenty-minute free parking in all car parks
  • $1.50 per hour applies thereafter
  • Refer to the Car Park tariff tables or Car Park calculator for further information.

1 PayWave

  • Enter the car park using Paywave card on entry
  • Exit the car park by using the same Paywave card used on entry. Hold card against Paywave reader until instructed to remove it
  • The barrier will go up once you have taken your receipt.

2 Credit Card (ticketless option)

  • Enter the car park using your credit card by directly inserting it into the credit card slot on the ticket machine on entry
  • Exit the car park by inserting the same credit card used on entry into the credit card slot on the exit ticket machine at the barrier arm. You must leave the card in the slot until instructed to remove it
  • The barrier will only go up once you have taken your receipt.

3 Ticket

  • Take a ticket on entry
  • Pay at the pay machine located at the front of the terminal using, cash, Eftpos or Credit Card
  • Pay machines are situated at the Pay Station at the front of the terminal.

All pay machines are situated at the Pay Station at the front of the terminal.

Mobility Parks:

  •  Mobility parks are available in all areas.
  • There are two directly in front of the terminal, just along from the paystations.
  • The are currently four more inside the main car park, just to your right once you have entered.

FAQ'S: Parking changes (Dec 2017)

Car Parking Map (effective Dec 6th, 2017)

This map will be effective from December 6th, 2017. Some temporary access to parking in the "green" area may be available until the end of December. 

This map will be effective from December 6th, 2017. Some temporary access to parking in the "green" area may be available until the end of December. 

Car Parking Calculator

Car Parking Calculator

Enter your entry and exit date and time below and click on the "Calculate Price" button to estimate your parking fees

Entry date
Exit date

 Parking tariffs

All Car Parks

Effective Early December 2017

Time Period Price
Up to 20 Minutes Free
Each Hour After 20 Minutes: $1.50/Hour
6-24 Hours: $10 Max.