Wellington International Airport

Wellington International AirportOpens in a new tab or window (WLG) is located in the suburb of Rongotai in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. It's located 5.5 km (3.5 miles) south-east from the city centre.

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Qantas domestic and international services operate from this airport.

Qantas flights QF1 to QF399 are international services.



There are no ticketing facilities available at the airport.

Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.


Check-in is located on the first floor and is open from 4am to 6am and 1pm, 7 days a week.

Check in at least two hours before departure. Have your passport and airline tickets ready.

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 flight status page for departure information.



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

Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage services  is handled by Menzies office and is open between the following hours:

12pm to 2pm and 4pm to 4:30pm - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
10:45am to 12:30pm and 4pm to 4:30pm - Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Flight status

View our flight status page for arrival information.


Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Wellington International Business lounge


Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 20 minute drive from the city.
Visit Wellington AirportOpens in a new tab or window for current car parking rates. 
Taxis Approximately NZ$30 to NZ$35 one way to the city.
Lists the transport options for getting to and from Wellington International airport.

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.