Address: Stewart Duff Dr, Rongotai, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
IATA Airport Code: WLG
ICAO airport code: NZWN
Alias: Rongotai Airport
Wellington Airport is located in the North Island all the way to the south. Wellington is the capital of New Zealand. The airport is located 6 miles south-east of the center. Despite serving the capital, it is the country’s third largest airport. There are several bus services available at the airport to get to the center. A taxi is also available for around NZD 40. Another popular option is to rent a car or RV. Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Thrifty, Budget and Enterprise are available at the airport. The airport terminal has several floors. On the ground floor, the Wellington Arrivals come for their luggage where there are 3 belts. For check-in and departure, security and gates you have to be on Level 1. On Level 2 is the New Zealand Air Loung and you can go to the Rydges hotel.
There is 1 runway available. It is not very long, so the largest planes will not land there that quickly. Most flights (up to about 80 percent) will be domestic during normal conditions. During the corona it is often even 100 percent domestic Wellington Airport Arrivals. The international WLG Arrivals almost always come from Australia with main airports Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. There are also some flights to Fiji such as Nadi airport. These flights are operated by Fiji Airways and to Australia Air New Zealand, Qantas and Virgin Atlantic. The domestic flights can be followed from Air New Zealand, Sounds Air, Jetstar, Air Kaikoura and Originair.