The Mercury Bay Aero Club is based at Whitianga and operates the airfield. Club activities are based around aircraft, both for flight training and private member hirage.  The many coastal inlets and islands that make up the Mercury Bay area can be seen by hiring one of the commercial operators that work out of the Aero Club.  For information regarding these please go to our 'links' page.

BFR's and flying training with our resident 'B' Cat instructor Ken Adlam at rates you won't believe. Make it a weekend at the beach and do your BFR! Phone Ken on 07 866 3995 or 027 3655477

Open Day 2018


Microlight Training Information

Microlight training is available in the Vans RV12. We have several microlight instructors.


Phone Bruce Turner:
Ph: 021 388 343 or Email: RV12


The Mercury Bay Aero Club is an ideal place to fly in and visit the many attractions of Whitianga and the Mercury Bay area. Our licensed airfield caf� Departure Lounge now open most days. Check their hours on Facebook. Caf� phone 07 866 2214.

Office Enquiries:

All enquiries by email to



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Fly Stark

Sightseeing and Charter flights based in Whitianga.


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