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Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

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Elevation: 123ft

UTC: +12 Hours

Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region. Located on the eastern coast of the South Island, Christchurch is the gateway to the stunningly beautiful Canterbury Plains, where rolling hills and spectacular mountain ranges are framed by sparkling blue oceans. The city itself is full of attractions and activities, from the vibrant city center to the nearby beaches and alpine terrain. Christchurch is a vibrant city that offers something for everyone, from art galleries and caf????s to farmers markets and gardens. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing escape or an adventure-filled holiday, Christchurch has it all.

Airport Directions

The easiest way to get to Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is by car. Depending on where you are coming from, the prices can vary. To get an accurate estimate of the cost, you can use a journey planner such as Google Maps. The second easiest way to get to CHC is by bus. The InterCity bus service runs from Christchurch to the airport and prices for a one-way ticket range from $18 – $22. The third option is to take the train. The train station closest to the airport is located around 7km away and the fare is $2.50. Finally, you can take a taxi to the airport. The fare will depend on the distance travelled but you can expect to pay around $25 – $35.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

At Christchurch International Airport (CHC), airlines are divided into two terminals: Domestic and International. The domestic terminal serves Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Alliance Airlines, while the international terminal serves Air New Zealand, Air Chathams, Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific.

Airport Address

The address for Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is Aviation Security Service, PO Box 14-083, Christchurch, New Zealand. The telephone number is +64 3 357 3500 and the email address is The opening hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Airport Lost & Found

The lost and found at Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is located at Airport Address: Christchurch International Airport, Airport Drive, Harewood 8054, New Zealand. The telephone number is +64 3 358 5029, and the opening hours are 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday, and 8:00am to 12:00pm Saturday and Sunday.

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