Whether you're visiting to experience the world famous Knights of the Sky and Dangerous Skies exhibitions, or you're here for a thrilling flight in WW2 fighter, or you're just dropping in for a decent cup of coffee, there's plenty to see and do here at Omaka!
Important Notice: The WW2 exhibition Dangerous Skies will be closed from 1pm, Friday 18th November for a private event, open again the following day. The WW1 exhibition Knights of the Sky will be open until 4pm as usual.
If you're visiting Omaka, why not experience it from above? The US ARMY AIR CORPS 455hp Boeing Stearman offers a unique open-cockpit experience and will accommodate up to 2 passengers side-by-side, whilst the Yak-3 offers high-speed aerobatics in this V-12 Russian Fighter! New to Omaka is the opportunity to experience a joy flight in the world's only flyable Avro Anson Mk.1.
Omaka is home to the internationally famous Classic Fighters airshow. This is a 3-day biennial event held every second year. The next airshow will be Easter 2023. The WW2 exhibition 'Dangerous Skies' will closed during this period as many of the exhibits will be flying in the show.
The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre's values align with Tiaki and we wholeheartedly get behind the Tiaki Promise and encourage all visitors to Marlborough to act as guardians of Aotearoa New Zealand.
The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre is located at 79 Aerodrome Road, Omaka, Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ, situated alongside Omaka Aerodrome on Aerodrome Road. It is a 5 minutes drive from Blenheim or Blenheim Airport. The route is well sign-posted off SH1, along SH6 to Aerodrome Road. (Map below)