Christchurch International Airport
PO Box 14-00, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand
Telefon: (03) 358 5029



The airport is located 12km (7.5 miles) from Christchurch.


How to get there

From the centre of Christchurch (Cathedral Square), take Columbo Street, and from there Bealey Avenue and Harper Avenue. Turn right onto Fendalton Avenue and continue to Hagley Park, turning into Memorial Avenue. The airport is located over the roundabout on Memorial Avenue.

Information about parking possibilities at the Christchurch International Airport


Access by public transport

The Airport Flyer public bus service runs to the city centre (journey time - 30 minutes); shuttle buses can be shared and take travellers to their accommodation. Transport to Christchurch city centre is available outside the Domestic and International areas of the terminal building.

Taxis are available to the city centre (journey time - 15-20 minutes).


Information desk

Travel and information centres are located in the Domestic Terminal and International Arrivals lounge. In addition to providing information and bookings for local accommodation, transport and sightseeing tours, the staff operate a full travel agency service and can cater for any further international or domestic travel and holiday arrangements. For further information, contact the airport travel and information centre (tel: (03) 353 7774) or the 24-hour airport information phone line (tel: (03) 353 7777).

Airport News:
The airport is in the process of developing an integrated Domestic and International terminal. The first stage of construction was completed in 2006 with the opening of a new car park building. The entire NZ$195 million terminal project is slated for completion by late 2010.


Further travel information

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