Learn to fly in Wellington

Experience the thrill of flying from the heart of the Capital!

Wellington Aero Club has been training pilots and introducing people to the aviation industry since it was established in Rongotai in 1929. 

Starting with your trial flight, our experienced instructors will guide you through to your first solo and through your training towards achieving your Private or Commercial Pilots license and beyond.  

Start your aviation adventure, come learn to fly with us from Wellington International Airport, Aotearoa New Zealand.

🚥 WAC observes the Covid-19 traffic light system Life at Orange

Thinking about a trial flight? Need to maintain currency? Wondering how your training might be impacted?

The ongoing impact of the pandemic affects everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Wellington Aero Club is no different.

In line with the  updated New Zealand COVID-19 protection framework we’ve moved to “Life at Orange” on 13 April 2022, and the Wellington Aero club remains open for visitors and members.

At Orange, there will be community transmission of COVID-19, with increasing risks to vulnerable communities, and pressure on the health system. All who visit the club can be assured that COVID-19 preventative measures remain in place to protect our staff, visitors and members.

Find out more about flying from the Wellington Aero Club during the Orange Alert

General information for Pilots and everyone in the aviation industry in Aotearoa New Zealand can be found on the CAA website.

News from the WAC flight line

Find out about Wellington Aero Clubs adventures in our blog — with posts written and contributed by our Staff, our Club Captain and other members…   

🟠 Flying at WAC during Covid-19 — Orange

May 5, 2022
To continue our duty of care in flight operations and all activities run by the Wellington Aero Club, we are observing the Covid-19 ‘traffic light’ system as developed by the New Zealand Government and as outlined by the CAA. From 23:59 on the 13th of April New Zealand has moved ...
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