The fees for a 20 minute helipad booking are:

  • Private helicopter landing: $143.00 + GST.
  • For bookings from 1st October 2022 onwards the private helicopter landing fee is $180.00 + GST
  • Commercial helicopter landing for hire or reward: $250.00 + GST

A cancellation fee of $30.00 + GST per booking applies.

Use of a second pad for up to 30 minutes may be arranged for $440.00 + GST.

Use of the second pad can only be booked over the phone, call 09 965 9900.

A terminal usage fee may apply for groups more than 1 helicopter load.

Please refer to the terms and conditions for the cancellation and other fee related policies

In addition to the landing fees stated above, any commercial helicopter operator wishing to land at Mechanics Bay Heliport for a hire or reward flight will need to pay a commercial operator access fee of $3000.00 + GST per month. This fee will be invoiced monthly and is payable in advance. Please apply by emailing
From October 2022 the commercial operator access fee will be increased to $3150.00 + GST per month