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Wellington International Airport (WLG)

Full Airport Name

Wellington International Airport


PO Box 14 175, Wellington, New Zealand

Airport Code


Country Code



(04) 385 5100


(04) 385 5139



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 12 (GMT + 13 from aboriginal Sunday in October to third Sunday in March)


The airport is amid 8km (5 miles) southeast of Wellington.

Driving Directions

The airport is attainable from Mount Victoria, via a two-lane adit through Evans Bay. Alternatively it can be accomplished by demography the breathtaking avenue via Oriental Bay and Point Jerningham (journey time - 15-20 minutes).

Car Parking

There is parking in two capital areas. The capital car esplanade is anchored alfresco the terminal architecture and has two floors for concise and exceptional parking. The Westside abiding car esplanade is amid on the western ancillary of the runway; a chargeless shuttle bus transports cartage to/from the terminal and operates on demand; cartage can alarm the shuttle from address telephones and align for aces up at the terminal aloft return. Advice on parking is accessible (tel: (04) 385 5143).

Car Hire

Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty are all present at the airport and amid on the arena attic of the capital terminal.

Public Transport

Road: Bus: Stagecoach Flyer runs a bus account amid the airport, Wellington and Hutt Valley. Buses stop on the arena floor, southern end, alfresco the terminal access and are ablaze orange. Details are accessible from Ridewell Account Centre (tel: (04) 801 7000). A door-to-door shuttle account is additionally available; shuttles operated by AP Shuttles (tel: (04) 477 5059), Safeway Taxis (tel: (04) 802 5111), Shuttle Express (tel: (04) 477 5700) and Super Shuttle (tel: 0800 727 747) leave from the arena attic alfresco the southern end of the terminal.

Taxi: Taxis leave from auto stands alfresco the arena attic access to the terminal. There are two auto ranks - one for Wellington Combined Taxis and one for all added companies, which are accountant to accomplish from the airport.

Information and Help Desks

The advice centre is amid on the aboriginal attic of the capital check-in hall; in accession to airport information, cartage can accomplish coach, alternation and bear bookings, book adaptation and accept sightseeing information. Airport Account Admiral are accessible throughout the terminal and can be recognised by their atramentous and gold uniforms.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs are amid in the capital terminal, abutting to the agency de change on the aboriginal floor, and on the arena attic amid the accoutrements belts. Mobile buzz appoint is accessible and telephones are anchored throughout the terminal.

Eating and drinking: There are a cardinal of outlets, including restaurants, a bakery and coffee shop, a abstract bar, café and abounding bar service.

Shopping: Shops, including a allowance shop, sunglasses shop, book shop, music shop, accouterment boutique and Pacific arts and ability shop, are present. There are three duty-free shops in the capital retail concourse, International Arrivals and International Departures.

Luggage: There is a larboard baggage account in the capital terminal (tel: (04) 385 5123) and absent acreage account at the arctic end of the capital terminal, on the arena floor.

Other facilities: A babyish alteration breadth is amid in all toilets and a parent's allowance can be begin on the aboriginal attic of the capital terminal. A aboriginal aid account is available.

Conference and Business Facilities

The Wellington Airport Conference Centre (tel: (04) 385 5199) is amid on the balustrade attic of the capital terminal building. This consists of seven rooms, which may be assassin and can board up to 120 delegates. The centre is acceptable for conferences, meetings, lunch, presentations and cocktail functions. Audiovisual equipment, abstruse support, videoconferencing and accouterment are available, as able-bodied as appointment equipment, including photocopying and fax facilities. Booking is accessible online, via the airport's website. There are a cardinal of airline lounges for business-class cartage and club members. The Air New Zealand Koru Lounge is amid on the aboriginal attic of the Southwest Pier. The Air New Zealand International Lounge and Qantas Captain's Club Lounge are both amid in the International Departures breadth in the North Pier. The Qantas Club Domestic Lounge is amid on the balustrade akin of the capital terminal.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

There are disabled toilets in the terminal and commuter lounges. There are additionally car parking spaces for disabled drivers in the capital car park, in areas abutting to the terminal. Lifts to all floors are available, and affection Braille numbers. For those with broken sight, boarding calls are fabricated in the commuter Departure lounges. Wheelchairs are accessible from airlines (passengers should appeal this account in advance), and abetment is additionally accessible from account admiral who abrasion a atramentous and gold uniform.


There are no hotels in the airport grounds. The Brentwood Auberge (tel: (04) 920 0400), amid bristles account from the airport, is the abutting auberge and provides a chargeless shuttle service. Added adjacent hotels accommodate the Bay Plaza Auberge (tel: (04) 385 7799), Duxton Auberge (tel: (04) 473 3900), InterContinental Wellington (tel: (04) 472 2722), James Cook Auberge Grand Chancellor (tel: (04) 499 9500), Mercure Auberge Wellington (tel: (04) 385 9829), Ruby House (tel: (04) 934 7930), Sharella Motor Inn (tel: (04) 472 3823), Portland Auberge (tel: (04) 473 2208) and Quest Wellington Apartments (tel: (04) 916 0700).