Wellington International Airport
Wellington Airport is an international airport located in the suburb of Rongotai in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. It lies 5.5 km south-east from the City Centre. The airport code is WLG.
The airport opened in 1935. The current airport was officially reopened on 25 October 1959, after lobbying by the local Chamber of Commerce for a location that was much closer to the city Centre. The airport, in addition to linking many New Zealand destinations with national and regional carriers, also has links to major cities in eastern Australia.
Wellington Airport operates a single terminal at the east of the airport, with three piers: South, South-West and North-West. The airport has a single runway.
The Airport Flyer Express bus runs every 10 minutes from the airport to Wellington train station and back during peak hours, uring the week; the journey time to central Wellington takes approximately 25 minutes and the fare is NZ$8. A number of shuttle bus companies, including Super Shuttle provide shared-ride services to central Wellington from outside arrivals. The fare to central Wellington is NZ$20 for one person, additional passengers are carried at discounted prices. Taxis are available immediately outside arrivals. The main operators are Wellington Combined Taxis, Green Cabs and Corporate Cabs. Fares to Central Wellington are at around NZ$35.