IATA airport code: WLG
ICAO airport code: NZWN
Address: Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
Phone: +64 4-385 5100
Wellington Airport is located on the North Island of New Zealand. Located there in the south near the capital Wellington. You can be there in 15-20 minutes by car. The taxi costs 40 NZD. If you travel with a rental car from Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Ezi Car Rental, Hertz or Thrifty, you can also leave the car at the airport. There is also a bus connection that takes 30 minutes. The airport is not that big despite being near the capital. Auckland is by far the most popular in the country. There is 1 terminal. On the ground floor, the arrivals end with the baggage reclaim area. For Wellington Departures, the journey starts at level 1 where the check-in counters are. Then, go through security to the gates to take the only 6,800-foot runway available. There is a distinction after security for the domestic and international WLG departures.
Wellington Airport is an airport that has been around for almost 100 years. There are international WLG departures to the coastal cities of Australia. Most go to Sydney, followed by Melbourne and Brisbane. In addition to Australia, there are some flights to Nadi on the Fiji Islands. In addition to the local airlines Air New Zealand, Sounds Air, Originair, Air Kaikoura and Jetstar Airways, there are of course also the Australian airlines with Virgin Australia and Qantas. There are also major international airlines that use Wellington as a stopover and fly back via Christchurch or Auckland. There are normally around 100,000 Wellington Airport Departures and arrivals annually. This is expected to be much lower in the coming year.