How to Access Aviation Weather Information

Services and Contact Info

MetFlight GA



Web: http://metflight.metra.co.nz
This is a web-based aviation weather briefing system intended primarily for general aviation pilots in New Zealand. A summary of the information available, and the functions provided, is listed here.

From 1 July 2015, access to MetFlight GA for private and recreational pilots will be funded by the Government. A paid subscription will no longer be required to access aviation weather via MetFlight GA.

Important Points
  • There will be no change to the URL used to access MetFlight GA:http://metflight.metra.co.nz
  • There will be no change to the login process for MetFlight GA. Access to the site will continue to be via your licence number (username) and issue date (password). Please refer to the Help button on the login page for further details if you are unsure.
  • All current products and features on MetFlight GA continue to be available.
  • The MetFlight GA Standard Terms and Conditions have been updated. These are available to view on MetFlight GA. Use of the site is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
Commercial operators and flight training organisations will continue to access weather information via a paid subscription to MetFlight Commercial. This can be requested and set up by emailing metflight@metservice.com.

Any questions or concerns should be referred to MetService at metflight@metservice.com
MetFlight Commercial





Web: http://metflight.metra.co.nz
This is a web-based aviation weather briefing system intended primarily for aircraft operators engaged in commercial operations (including scheduled and unscheduled air transport operations) in New Zealand and also flight training organisations. A summary of the information available, and the functions provided, is listed here.
MetJet

Web: http://metjet.metra.co.nz
This is a web-based aviation weather briefing system intended primarily for use by airlines operating in New Zealand and overseas.
MetService
Email: ray.thorpe@metservice.com
Meteorological Service of New Zealand Limited. An SOE providing public weather forecasts and warnings along with specialised services such as aviation information, forecasts and warnings. MetService is certificated under Part 174 to supply such services to aviation. Note that MetService does not have any statutory obligation to provide services to aviation.
IFIS
Web: www.ifis.airways.co.nz

The Internet Flight Information Service is provided by Airways Corporation, an SOE set up to provide air traffic management services in New Zealand. Airways Corporation is certificated under Part 174 to supply such services to aviation.

The IFIS web site complements the MetFlight GA website and provides pre-flight text-based MET information including TAF, METAR, SPECI, METAR AUTO, SIGMET and ARFOR. Graphical information will be added later.

ATS Unit
Contact: Appropriate ATS Unit (Tower, National Briefing Office, etc)
See above