Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch International Airport

Development of the aerodrome at Harewood commenced in 1936. By 1946 the form of the terminal area development was established with hangars, a small terminal building, the water tower and some barracks buildings. The two runways and parallel taxiway concept was established in the early 1950's and in 1960 a new terminal building was in operation. Since that time, additions to the buildings, development of parking and access and extensions to the runway/ taxiway/ apron system have been almost continuous.

As the gateway for Christchurch and the South Island, Christchurch International Airport Ltd (CIAL) is a major hub and the busiest and most strategic air connection to the world’s trade and tourism markets. The airport occupies a unique position both physically and economically, and is New Zealand’s second largest airport.

Christchurch International Airport is New Zealand’s tourism gateway. Situated on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island, Christchurch is conveniently located next to many iconic tourism highlights and as such receives over 5.9 million passengers a year. Within this section you will find out all about Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL), the company which operates the airport.

Their Vision

The vision of Christchurch International Airport Limited is to be recognised as New Zealand’s leading tourism gateway, which is based on the values of achieving success through integrity, partnership, passion and innovation, with an overarching goal of delivering sustainable growth in long-term shareholder value.

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Christchurch International Airport
2nd Floor, International Arrivals Terminal Memorial Avenue
New Zealand

Contact Info
+64 (3) 358 5029
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