Christchurch Airport Departures CHC

Christchurch International Airport

Address: 30 Durey Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Tel: +64 3 353 7777
Web: christchurchairport.co.nz
IATA airport code: CHC
ICAO airport code: NZCH

CHC Departures today

Schedule Time Estimated Time Destination Airline Flight Status
05:45 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ582 scheduled
06:05 February-29 Melbourne (MEL) Air New Zealand NZ213 scheduled
06:05 February-29 06:05 February-29 Sydney (SYD) Qantas QF138 estimated
06:10 February-29 06:10 February-29 Melbourne (MEL) Qantas QF132 estimated
06:15 February-29 Brisbane (BNE) Air New Zealand NZ201 scheduled
06:15 February-29 Sydney (SYD) Air New Zealand NZ221 canceled
06:15 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Jetstar JQ226 scheduled
06:25 February-29 Sydney (SYD) Qantas QF7524 scheduled
06:30 February-29 Invercargill (IVC) Air New Zealand NZ5703 scheduled
06:30 February-29 Dunedin (DUD) Air New Zealand NZ5741 scheduled
06:35 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5330 scheduled
06:45 February-29 Nelson (NSN) Air New Zealand NZ8840 scheduled
06:45 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Jetstar JQ288 scheduled
06:50 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ584 scheduled
06:55 February-29 Napier (NPE) Air New Zealand NZ5770 scheduled
07:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5332 scheduled
07:20 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ586 scheduled
08:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ526 scheduled
08:00 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5336 scheduled
08:00 February-29 Blenheim (BHE) S8652 scheduled
08:15 February-29 Palmerston North (PMR) Air New Zealand NZ5178 scheduled
08:25 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Jetstar JQ228 scheduled
08:25 February-29 Hamilton (HLZ) Air New Zealand NZ5616 scheduled
08:30 February-29 Hokitika (HKK) Air New Zealand NZ8830 scheduled
08:35 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ338 scheduled
08:35 February-29 Dunedin (DUD) Air New Zealand NZ5745 scheduled
08:40 February-29 Queenstown (ZQN) Air New Zealand NZ659 scheduled
08:40 February-29 Nelson (NSN) Air New Zealand NZ8842 scheduled
08:45 February-29 Invercargill (IVC) Air New Zealand NZ5719 scheduled
09:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ530 scheduled
09:05 February-29 Tauranga (TRG) Air New Zealand NZ5806 scheduled
09:15 February-29 Rotorua (ROT) Air New Zealand NZ5788 scheduled
09:35 February-29 New Plymouth (NPL) Air New Zealand NZ8768 scheduled
09:40 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Jetstar JQ232 scheduled
09:40 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5362 scheduled
10:10 February-29 Palmerston North (PMR) Air New Zealand NZ5180 scheduled
10:15 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5348 scheduled
10:30 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ536 scheduled
10:40 February-29 Blenheim (BHE) S8696 scheduled
10:45 February-29 Rotorua (ROT) Air New Zealand NZ5782 scheduled
11:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ538 scheduled
11:00 February-29 Queenstown (ZQN) Air New Zealand NZ5651 scheduled
11:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5350 scheduled
11:25 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Jetstar JQ234 scheduled
11:55 February-29 Nelson (NSN) Air New Zealand NZ8846 scheduled
12:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ542 scheduled
12:00 February-29 Dunedin (DUD) Air New Zealand NZ5749 scheduled
12:00 February-29 Singapore (SIN) Singapore Airlines SQ298 scheduled
12:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ326 scheduled
12:50 February-29 Rotorua (ROT) Air New Zealand NZ5562 scheduled
12:55 February-29 Palmerston North (PMR) Air New Zealand NZ5176 scheduled
13:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ546 scheduled
13:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5356 scheduled
13:35 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5358 scheduled
13:45 February-29 Invercargill (IVC) Air New Zealand NZ8709 scheduled
13:50 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Jetstar JQ236 scheduled
13:50 February-29 Tauranga (TRG) Air New Zealand NZ8802 scheduled
13:55 February-29 Wanaka (WKA) S8797 scheduled
14:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ550 scheduled
14:00 February-29 Nelson (NSN) Air New Zealand NZ5848 scheduled
14:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5360 scheduled
14:05 February-29 Napier (NPE) Air New Zealand NZ5774 scheduled
14:15 February-29 Invercargill (IVC) Air New Zealand NZ5717 scheduled
14:20 February-29 13:20 February-29 Nadi (NAN) Fiji Airways FJ450 estimated
14:35 February-29 Queenstown (ZQN) Air New Zealand NZ5653 scheduled
14:40 February-29 Hamilton (HLZ) Air New Zealand NZ5626 scheduled
14:50 February-29 14:50 February-29 Hong Kong (HKG) Cathay Pacific CX126 estimated
15:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ554 scheduled
15:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5366 scheduled
15:15 February-29 New Plymouth (NPL) Air New Zealand NZ8764 scheduled
15:20 February-29 Dunedin (DUD) Air New Zealand NZ5755 scheduled
15:30 February-29 Brisbane (BNE) Qantas QF134 scheduled
16:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ558 scheduled
16:00 February-29 Hamilton (HLZ) Air New Zealand NZ5624 scheduled
16:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5370 scheduled
16:10 February-29 Gold Coast (OOL) Jetstar JQ186 scheduled
16:10 February-29 Nelson (NSN) Air New Zealand NZ5852 scheduled
16:20 February-29 Hokitika (HKK) Air New Zealand NZ8834 scheduled
16:30 February-29 Blenheim (BHE) S8658 scheduled
16:35 February-29 Sydney (SYD) Qantas QF136 scheduled
16:40 February-29 Invercargill (IVC) Air New Zealand NZ5503 scheduled
17:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ562 scheduled
17:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5374 scheduled
17:10 February-29 Dunedin (DUD) Air New Zealand NZ5753 scheduled
17:30 February-29 Napier (NPE) Air New Zealand NZ5776 scheduled
18:00 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand NZ566 scheduled
18:00 February-29 Palmerston North (PMR) Air New Zealand NZ5186 scheduled
18:00 February-29 Hamilton (HLZ) Air New Zealand NZ5622 scheduled
18:05 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ5378 scheduled
18:20 February-29 Auckland (AKL) Jetstar JQ240 scheduled
18:20 February-29 18:20 February-29 Sydney (SYD) Emirates EK413 estimated
18:30 February-29 Nelson (NSN) Air New Zealand NZ8856 scheduled
18:45 February-29 New Plymouth (NPL) Air New Zealand NZ8766 scheduled
18:50 February-29 Tauranga (TRG) Air New Zealand NZ5808 scheduled
19:00 February-29 Invercargill (IVC) Air New Zealand NZ5701 scheduled
19:10 February-29 Blenheim (BHE) S8656 scheduled
19:15 February-29 Nelson (NSN) Air New Zealand NZ8854 scheduled
19:30 February-29 Dunedin (DUD) Air New Zealand NZ5759 scheduled
19:35 February-29 Wellington (WLG) Air New Zealand NZ384 scheduled
19:35 February-29 Queenstown (ZQN) Air New Zealand NZ643 scheduled

Christchurch international airport departures

The airport is the largest in New Zealand’s South Island. It has to tolerate Auckland Airport in the country. Christchurch airport mainly offers domestic routes but also some international routes. In 2019 there was a record number of passengers. Unfortunately, this has fallen far back due to the pandemic. The main airline that uses the airport is Air New Zealand. There is 1 terminal and 3 runways.

Top routes from CHC

Other busy flight routes in New Zealand are Palemrston North, Dunedin, Invercargill, Tauranga, Hamilton, Napier and Queenstown.

History of Christchurch airport

The first Christchurch departures took place as early as 1936. It started out as an aerodrome but soon more land was bought. A 915 meter runway was built and a terminal was built. It was finally able to open in 1940 for commercial Christchurch airport departures. A decade later more land is purchased for two runways. Two years later, it received the country’s first International recognition. Because it became more and more popular, a new terminal had to be built a few years later and the runway had to be extended. In 1966 there was a separate section for domestic and international flights. The extensions to the terminal and extension to the runway continued for years as the Christchurch airport grew. In the end, it even managed to achieve a growth of almost 7 million passengers in the year of 2019.

Transportation

Christchurch Airport is located on the south island on the east coast. The airport located northwest of the city of Christchurch is the second largest airport in the country. You can easily get there from the center of the city by public transport (bus). There are also CHC airport departures by taxi. The taxi and your own rental car are of course also options. Renting a car is immensely popular for exploring this fantastically beautiful island. There are many rental car companies available at Christchurch airport. Examples include Thrifty, Aerodrive, Hertz, Europcar, Avis, Enterprise, Budget and EZI.

Christchurch Airport Terminal

The airport has 1 terminal with a few floors. On the ground floor are the baggage reclaim areas and the check-in counters. This is where the Christchurch departures start. After checking in via security to the gates. The gates are accessible at level 1. For Christchurch domestic departures you will be directed to the left side of the complex and for international Christchurch flight departures to the right. This has everything to do with customs / security.

Christchurch-Airport-departures-CHC-terminal-first-floor

There are several runways, but not all for regular passenger traffic. The runway 02/20 of 10,800 feet is used for this.

Flight routes Christchurch Airport

Due to the corona there are only a few international flights. Most current flights are domestic with Christchurch Airport departures to:

  • Invercargill
  • Rotorua
  • Wanaka
  • Palmerston North
  • Wellington
  • Hamilton
  • Auckland
  • Dunedin
  • Blenheim
  • Tauranga
  • Napier
  • Nelson

There were almost 7 million passengers at the airport in 2019. That were 50 thousand Christchurch departures. Most flights are domestic but there are also quite some international flights to Australia. Other destinations are growing rapidly as well, such as: