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The Nelson Aviation College Ltd.

124 Queen Victoria Street
Motueka Aerodrome
Motueka 7120
New Zealand

We are an Air New Zealand Preferred Flight Training Organisation and will provide you with an Air New Zealand Preferred Pilot Pathway - The New Zealand Diploma in Aviation - Airline Preparation Strand.  We also deliver the Flight Instructor and GA Strands. 

NAC was selected by Air New Zealand to undertake the administration and management of its approved Airline Integration Course. Please see here for further information about this incredible multi-crew training course.

Due to our reputation, NAC has been selected by the Tertiary Education Commission to offer student loans for pilot training (conditions apply).

The College has consistently high pass rates for theory (currently 95% pass rate across all subjects, including ATPL theory, compared to a national average of 80%) and flight tests, and has a maximum instructor to student ratio of 1:4 ensuring safe, high-quality training. All of our instructors are experienced, dedicated and friendly. We know all of our students on a first name basis so you will never feel like "just a number". Trial flights are available to anyone who would like to experience the thrill and fun of flying for themselves.