Address: 30 Durey Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Phone: +64 3-353 7777
IATA airport code: CHC
ICAO airport code: NZCH
Christchurch International Airport is located on the south island of the country of New Zealand. It lies west of the city of Christchurch, which is located on the coast to the east. You can be there in 20 minutes by car. This is of course possible by taxi (55 NZD) but also in a usual rental car from Avis, Europcar, Hertz or Budget. It takes a little longer by bus, but it is a lot cheaper. There is 1 terminal for international and domestic flights. Domestic Christchurch Airport Arrivals have a separate area for the departure and arrival and baggage reclaim area. Departure lounges and gates are located on floor 1.
There are 3 runways of different types. 1 is short and grass, 1 is only 5,700 feet and the longest is 10,800 feet. The latter is largely used for passenger and cargo flights. Many CHC Arrivals are of domestic origin such as Auckland and Wellington. These flights are mostly with Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Sounds Air. The first 2 also offer Christchurch arrivals from Australia with destinations as Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. The emerging destinations are Singapore, China (Guangzhou) and Hong Kong. Last year there were 6,931,441 passenger movements. That was accompanied by 97,000 CHC arrivals and departures.