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.

Wellington Aero Club at Covid-19 Alert-Level 2

Alert Level change and what it means for us

Thinking about a trial flight? Wondering when you can resume your training? Find out everything you need to know about flying in the Wellington Region during Covid-19 Alert Level 2 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…   

Vaccination flight to Tairāwhiti

November 26, 2021
A number of Wellington Aero Club members and six light aircraft were recently involved in an initiative to increase vaccination rates around Tairāwhiti (the East Cape area) north of Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa—GisborneThe idea, conceived by aero club member Mahanga Muru and former member Chris Hoffm...
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