Christchurch Airport Informational Guide to Christchurch Airport (CHC) - Non Official

Christchurch Airport (CHC)

Find the most important information about Christchurch Airport: Flights, Departures, Arrivals, Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the Airport and other information about Christchurch Airport (CHC). Plan your travel to CHC Airport with the information provided in this guide.


Christchurch Airport registered a total flow of 6,931,441 passengers in 2019.


During 2020, CHC Airport only processed 5,194,982 passengers due to coronavirus crisis. 

In 2021, a total of 3,705,373 passengers were registered at Christchurch Airport. 

Terminal + info

Christchurch Airport has a single passenger terminal

Transport + info

At Christchurch Airport passengers can use the transportation options attached below: 

Bus: Several bus lines connect CHC Airport to Christchurch city centre and its surroundings. Shuttle services are also available. 
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Taxi: Get from Christchurch Airport to Christchurch city centre within 15-20 minutes by taxi. 
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Car rental: Renting a car at CHC Airport is a good idea to move around. Check our search engine to find the best offer for your trip in Christchurch!
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Transfers: If you wish to transfer from and to CHC Airport on your own, you can book a transfer.

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About Christchurch

Christchurch is the largest city and capital of the Canterbury Region of the South Island of New Zealand. It the third largest city in the country preceding Wellington and Auckland in terms of inhabitants. It is the oldest established city in New Zealand, since it was founded in 1850 and named Christchurch by the Canterbury Association in 1856.

The city has a distinguished English atmosphere and is featured by a strong Gothic Revival architecture buildings, such as the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, which was partially destroyed in 2011 earthquake.

Christchurch is also known as The Garden City due to the large number of public parks and gardens, partially residential. The most featured gardens and parks are the Hagley Park and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

Facilities and Services + info

Christchurch Airport offers the following services to passengers:

- Wi-Fi
- Toilets
- Luggage Storage
- Smoking area
- Lost and Found
- ATMs
- Currency Exchange
- Prayer room
- Information desk 
- Shops 
- Duty Free 
- Cafés and restaurants
- Check-In 
- Pet Check-In
- Luggage wrapping
- Luggage trolleys
- Medical assistance
- Pharmacy 
- Showers
- Charging stations
- Public telephones
- Postal services
- Parent rooms 
- Special assistance
- Accessible toilets
- Water fountains
- Meeting rooms 
- Hotels 
- Lounges
- Art exhibition


Address: 30 Durey Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 358 5029 / +64 3 353 7777

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