Wellington International Airport

Airport Location

  • 8km (5 miles) from the city.


Qantas Flights

  • Both domestic and international services operate from this airport.
  • Qantas flights QF1-QF399 are international services.

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

The Sales desk is located on the first floor adjacent to the check-in counters.

Open from 4am-7am and 12.30pm-4.30pm.

Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.


Check-in is located on the first floor.

Open from 4am-7am and 12.30pm-4.30pm.

Check in at least two 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.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrival Information


Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals hall (ground floor).

Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage Services is handled by Air New Zealand.

Flight Status

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Lounge Information

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

Transport Information

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Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 20 minute drive from the city.

Visit Wellington Airport website for current car parking rates.

Taxis Approximately NZ$30 - $35 to the city.
Car rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.

Airport Services & Facilities

Facility Details
Toilets Located throughout the airport.
Disabled toilet facilities are also available.
Parents room Located in the main terminal on the first floor. Baby change tables are also available in male and female toilets throughout the airport.
Currency exchange Travelex counter is located in the main terminal on level 1.
Public telephones Located throughout the airport.
ATMs Located throughout the airport.
Tourism information Brochures are available in the Arrivals Hall.
Baggage Storage Storage room area is available in the main terminal on the ground floor.

Charges start at NZ$0.50 per hour - minimum cost NZ$5.

Meet and Assist Passengers requiring assistance can be escorted to the departure gate upon request. Ask a Customer Service Agent for assistance.
Lost property Contact lost property.

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Information is correct as of  November 2014.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.