Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport (AKL) is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand.  It's located 21 km (13 miles) south of the city centre. It's both a domestic and international terminal.

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Flights

Qantas flights QF1-QF399 and oneworld flights operate from this terminal.

Auckland Domestic Terminal is a short walk away. Alternatively you can take the free shuttle bus between terminals. 

Departures

Ticketing

Open from 4 am to 6 pm.
Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.

Check-in

At Auckland airport, we provide a dedicated premium check-in lounge for First, Business and Premium Economy customers, located to the left of the main queuing area. Premium check-in provides a lounge style environment so you can fill in your departure documents.

Check-in is located from counters 55 to 67.  Open from 3:30 am until the last Qantas departure.

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 is open from 24 hours to two hours before departure for international flights.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrivals

Baggage

Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall on the ground floor.

Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage services is handled by Menzies Aviation and a counter to located in the baggage hall.  Open for all Qantas flights.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Transfers

Transfers between terminals

Free shuttle buses operate between the domestic and international terminals from 6 am to 10:30 pm daily.

Lounges

Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to:

Auckland International Business Lounge

Auckland First Lounge

Transport

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Lists the transport options for getting to and from Auckland airport.
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 50 minute drive from the city. 
Visit Auckland Airport for parking rates for both terminals, or visit Qantas Valet for information on valet parking.
Taxis Taxi ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the international terminal and outside the Jetstar forecourt at the domestic terminal.
Approximately NZ$75 to NZ$90 one way to the city.
Buses Shuttle ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the international terminal and outside the Jetstar forecourt at the domestic terminal.
Approximately NZ$33 one way to the city. 

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Important information


Information correct as of June 2017. Times and prices are a guide only.