Christchurch Airport Departures CHC

CHC Departures today

Address: 30 Durey Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
IATA Airport Code: CHC
ICAO airport code: NZCH
Alias: Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch international airport departures

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.


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.


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

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 and 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 China, Japan, Malaysia and Hong Kong.