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

Christchurch Airport Terminal

Christchurch Airport Terminal is an integrated facility which hosts both international and domestic flights.

The domestic area is located in the north-west part of the main terminal, while the international area in the north-east part. 


Christchurch Airport Terminal consists of a couple of levels:

Ground floor

Find in this level the Check-in hall (for both international and domestic flights), the International, Domestic and Regional baggage claim hall and the International Arrivals Hall (you can access here after security).

In the shared central area, find the following services: ATMs, the retail zone (food and retail outlets), waiting areas and ground transportation options (bus, taxi, car rental booths, pick up & drop off, access to car parks, etc.).

Other services available: Baby care rooms, toilets, disabled toilets, showers, public telephones, information booth, water fountain, charging stations and lifts and escalators to access to the upper level. 

Find in the Domestic Baggage claim hall a Prayer Room. 

After the commercial area, find the regional baggage claim, group check-in and access to boarding gates 3 to 14.

To get to the first level, please move to the central part of this level.

First floor

Find here the Domestic Arrivals hall, the Domestic Departures lounge, the International Departures lounge and the Shopping and Food court.

In the centre of the level there is the security screening and the access to boarding gates 20 to 35. Also a couple of lounges are available, one for international passengers and the other one for domestic passengers.

In both International and domestic departures lounge, find the following services: Charging stations, baby care room, toilets, disabled toilets, showers and public telephones. 

Before clearing security, there is the shopping and food court, which is a shared area. Find here, among food, drink and retail concessions, the following services: ATMs, public telephones, lifts, escalators, charging stations and post office.


- Currency Exchange
- Lost baggage
- Luggage wrapping
- Self-check-in kiosks
- Baggage handling system
- Toilets
- Public telephones
- Smoking allowed areas
- ATMs
- Parenting rooms

See more Services


Air New Zealand Koru Express: Domestic Area. Open from 06:00 am until last departure of the day. Services: Wi-Fi, snacks and drinks available. 

Air New Zealand Domestic Lounge: Domestic Area. Open from 05:00 am until last departure of the day. Services: Wi-Fi, snacks, showers, among others. 

Manaia Lounge: International Area. Lounge hours vary. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, drinks, among others. 

Air New Zealand International Lounge: International Area. Lounge hours vary. Services: Showers, Wi-Fi, premium food, among others.