Sounds Air

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Sounds Air was founded in 1986 Sounds Air is a locally owned and operated airline based at Picton Airport, in the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand. Sounds Air links the North and South Islands between Wellington, Picton, Blenheim and Nelson.


Sounds Air has been operating for 23 years and have vast experience flying in and around the Marlborough Sounds, Cook Strait and Wellington. The company owners are Cliff Marchant, Steve Handyside and Andrew Crawford. Cliff lives on a remote farm property at Port Gore in the outer Marlborough Sounds. Cliff is a highly experienced pilot and has been flying for 40 years. As well as being a Director of Sounds Air, Cliff is a Boeing 747 Captain for Air New Zealand. Steve's other passion is cranes and his full time job is as a Director of New Zealand Crane Hire in Auckland. Andrew is Sounds Air's Managing Director and divides his time between Wellington, Nelson, Blenheim and Picton.

Sounds Air is delighted to announce the purchase of a third Cessna Caravan. ZK-TZR was purchased in October from a private New Zealand operator and has completed only 750 operating hours since new. It is already flying all our routes and has been painted in the Sounds Air livery. As an added bonus along with the normal 12 standard seat arrangement it also has a 6 seat luxury leather interior that we can install in a few minutes for the charter market.

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Location

Sounds Air
Picton Airport, Koromiko
PO Box 116, Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
New Zealand

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+64 3 520 3080
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+64 3 520 3090

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