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Lockie Airport Management has been employed for several long term projects working on various Airport Operations and Audits at a variety of Airports around New Zealand and Australia.

Kapiti Coast Airport aerial view of runway and buildings

Managing a Certificated Airport

Simon has been managing the Certificated Airport with scheduled Air Transport at Kapiti Airport since 2020.

This includes:

  • Working with airlines to ensure smooth flight services.

  • Maintaining the safety and security of the airport.

  • Ensuring regulatory compliance with Civil Aviation rules and industry expectations.

  • Overseeing and improving operations and processes at the airport.

  • Monitor and analyse financial performance of the airport.

  • Co-ordinating the activities of different airport departments.

Airport Consultant at Airport standing beside an aero plane

Managing a Non-Certificated Airport

Simon has been contracted to provide Principal Management of the West Auckland Airport, Parakai since 2005.

This includes:

  • Business development

  • Resources Consents

  • Preserving airport height restrictions & associated Environment Court & High Court actions

  • Hangar & taxiway planning & construction

  • Runway resurfacing & maintenance

  • Integration of commercial Skydiving and other commercial operations

Air New Zealand airplane tail and airport ground crew walking

Airport Authority SMEs

Lockie Airport Management has been consulting on a long-term project to become a recognised Airport Authority under the Airport Authorities Act 1966.

As the first Airport to apply for Airport Authority in over 15 years, this has been an educational process, one we feel positions us uniquely for assisting other Airports with Airport Authority related issues and questions. 

Airport runway looking up the middle from ground level

Annual Audits and Reports

Lockie Airport Management is contracted to conduct and produce regular reports and audits for Airports, Airfields and Aerodromes all around New Zealand and Australia. 

Some of our regular audits and reports:

  • Annual Aerodrome Audits

  • Runway Audits

  • Night flying statistical analysis

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