Christchurch International Airport
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Construction of a new combined domestic and international terminal is nearly completed in Christchurch. The new terminal offers an enhanced airport experience with improved seating, retail and cafe areas. During this construction period we suggest you allow extra time for your journey to or from the airport. For more information, please visit christchurchairport.co.nz.
- 12km (7.5 miles) from the city.
- Both domestic and international services operate from this airport.
- Qantas flights QF1-QF399 are international services.
Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.
Check-in is located on the ground floor.
Check-in for International flights is from 3 hours before departure.
For International departures, check-in at least 2 hours before departure. Please have your passport and airline tickets ready. Remember to ensure all sharp objects have been placed in your suitcase. Sharp objects are not permitted within hand luggage and will be confiscated by Aviation Security at the Security checkpoint.
Note: For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.
Online Check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199) and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online Check-in opens 24 hours before your international flight departure and closes 2 hours before departure.
Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals hall (ground floor).
Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.
Baggage Services has a counter located beside carousels.
Transfer between Terminals
The domestic and international terminals are within the same building. You can easily walk from one to the other.
Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Christchurch Associated Lounge.
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|Car||The airport is approximately a 20 minute drive from the city. |
Visit the Christchurch Airport website for current car parking rates.
|Taxis||NZ$30 - NZ$50. Prices may vary by each taxi company.|
|Buses||Public buses operate every half hour to the city. |
Fares start from NZ$5 one way.
|Car rentals||Visit our cars section to make a booking.|
Airport Services & Facilities
|Toilets||Located throughout the airport.|
Disabled toilet facilities are also available.
|Showers||Located beside each ground floor toilet block. Soap, shampoo and conditioner available from vending machines. Towels can be hired from NZ$7 with a refund of NZ$5 when towel is returned.|
|Baby change rooms||Located throughout the airport.|
|Post box||Located at the Relay Book Shop, Terminal Building on the Upper Floor.|
|Internet||Located throughout the airport, operated by coins.|
|Currency exchange||Travelex counters are located in both the departure and arrival halls.|
|Public telephones||Located throughout the airport.|
|ATMs||Located throughout the airport, selected machines dispensing New Zealand Dollars as well as Australian Dollars.|
|Tourism information||Visit the Travel and Information Centre for accommodation and transport bookings. Centre located at the International Arrivals Hall. |
Phone: + 64 (3) 353 7774
|Baggage Trolleys||Located throughout the airport at no charge.|
|Baggage Storage, Wrapping and Freight||Operated by Luggagge Solutions located in the Terminal Building, Check-in Hall, Section C. For further information and pricing visit www.luggagesolutions.co.nz|
|Meet and Assist||Passengers requiring assistance can be escorted to the departure gate upon request. Ask an Airport Services Duty Manager for assistance. Contact via the Information stands throughout the terminal.|
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.