About Air Rangitata
Air Rangitata is a family business run by Arch and Norma King from their home between Geraldine and Ashburton, Mid Canterbury. They offer flexibility with flights and times to suit you and specialise in providing the highest standard of comfort with a personal and friendly service.
We have lived all our life in this area and offer a wide knowledge of its history. We love showing people our awesome country.
Our Cessna 206 has seats for five passengers, with each person having great views and opportunities for spectacular photography. Our plane is fitted with individual headsets for talking amongst yourselves and to hear the pilots informative commentary. We operate in accordance with the Civil Aviation rules and regulations.
Our location in the heart of Mid Canterbury is so close to the South Islands best attractions, which means you get to experience the amazing scenery as soon as the plane takes off. Arch has spent all his life in this region and is highly skilled at flying in this area.
When not flying Arch be found on the family farm of 500ha growing crops and grazing cattle.
For more information about Air Rangitata please download a PDF of our brochure.
Take a scenic flight with Air Rangitata
Take a spectacular scenic flight to the destination of your choice, choose one of our set routes or take advantage of our charter service. Land in a remote valley for a picnic or to explore on foot. Let Arch show and tell you about such incredible sites as the breathtaking Southern Alps, Mt Cook National Park, Fiordland, Kaikoura, Marlborough Sounds, the West Coast glaciers, patchwork Canterbury Plains, and a multiplicity of braided river valleys and gorges that are unique to the South Island of New Zealand.
- Scenic flights - Set routes or we can create your own adventure.
- Charter flights - Travel for individual or business need, the ability to link up with other operators or airports.
- Hunting & fishing - now you can experience New Zealand's world class reputation.
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- Gift vouchers - the present your friends, family or staff will talk about for years.