Our Commitment to Sustainability

Hawke's Bay Airport’s vision is to be New Zealand’s most sustainable airport by embedding sustainability at the heart of everything we do. The framework through which we will achieve this vision is identified in our Sustainability Policy  

Airport Noise Boundary - Background

The current Airport Noise Boundary in the City of Napier District Plan was based on predicted airport noise between 1995 and 2010. This modelling period has now passed, and although the Airport is currently operating well within the existing boundary, there is a need to update the modelling into the future.

Currently there is a single Air Noise Boundary surrounding the Airport in the City of Napier District Plan. This approach is unusual, and differs from the approach now taken by most commercial airports in New Zealand and recommended in New Zealand Standard 6805:1992.

A new Airport Noise boundary has therefore been modeled in accordance with the New Zealand Standard NZS6805:1992 and is aimed to ensure that the provisions in relation to the Airport noise adequately cater for the growth through to 2040. The proposed revised boundaries will be considered as part of the pending review to the Napier City Council District Plan 

Latest Airport Expansion News

Strong passenger growth spurs Hawke’s Bay Airport Expansion upgrade

13 Aug 2018

The Hawke’s Bay Airport terminal expansion has been given an upgrade, boosted by the latest passenger growth figures and the target of one million passengers by 2025.

Arrow International confirmed as Main Contractor for HB Airport Expansion Project

15 Dec 2017

A major redevelopment of the Hawke’s Bay Airport is underway with Arrow International announced as the lead construction contractor.