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

Thinking about a trial flight? Need to maintain currency? Wondering how your training might be impacted? The ongoing impact of the pandemic effects everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Wellington Aero Club is no different. We require all members and visitors to our club rooms, offices and the hangar to be vaccinated.

Find out more about flying from the Wellington Aero Club during the Covid-19 traffic light system here

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

December 8, 2021
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. We ask all members, visitors and users of our Club’s faci...
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