Where is Wellington Airport situated?
The airport is located south of the capital in the south of the North Island. By car, Wellington Airport is accessible through the SH1 (State Highway 1).
How many terminals does Wellington Airport have?
Wellington Airport has one main terminal that consists of three floors. The Arrivals hall is located on the ground floor, Domestic Arrivals is on the left and International Arrivals on the right. You can find the Departures hall and boarding gates on the fist floor (Level 1), the airport lounges and conference centre on the second floor (Level 2). The terminal building has three piers, in the northwest, southwest and south.
The distance from Wellington Airport to the centre of Wellington is 8 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Wellington.
From WLG Airport to Wellington City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Wellington Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Wellington Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Wellington Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Wellington Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Wellington Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Wellington is about NZ$ 40.-. Book your taxi at Wellington Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From WLG Airport to Wellington City centre by Taxi
At Wellington Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Wellington Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Wellington Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air New Zealand
- Fiji Airways
- Jetstar Airways
- Virgin Australia
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Wellington
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Wellington Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Wellington: 3-Hour City Sights and Coastline Tour
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