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Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is the principal airport serving New Zealand’s South Island. Christchurch Airport is located 12 miles (7.5 kms) northwest of central Christchurch, on the South Island's central east coast.
Ground transport options to Christchurch include rental cars, taxis, shuttles and a public bus service. CHC Airport offers short and long-term airport parking areas.
Serving the South Island's biggest city, Christchurch Airport connects around 500,000 passengers each year to domestic and international destinations. The single terminal building at the Christchurch International Airport caters to both international and domestic airline services, whilst a major airport development program at Christchurch Airport is due for completion by 2009.
Passenger facilities at CHC Airport currently include post office, bank, currency exchange, restaurants, cafeterias, bars, VIP lounge, duty free shop, newsagent / tobacconist, chemist shop, gift shop, travel agent, tourist helpdesk, first aid, baby / parent room and children’s entertainment area. All of the terminal facilities are handicap accessible and special services are also available on request. Facilities for travellers with special needs include lifts, automatic doors, wheelchair access, accessible toilets and showers, ATM machines with Braille keys and dedicated parking spaces at the front of the public car-parking area.
Christchurch World Airport Guide provides you with access to a complete selection of Christchurch airport hotels. Utilise the discounts offered directly from the hotel, with the assurance of secure booking. Extra services include airport car rental, airport car parking and flights to and from Christchurch International Airport.