We have a range of parking options and our car parks are the
closest to the airport terminal.
The Loop is a convenient Pick up/Drop off zone on the
ground floor of the multi-level car park building (the Express
Park). This makes it easier for families to unload their
luggage from a vehicle and minimises the walk to the terminal
The Express Park (car park building) provides covered parking
spaces and these are the closest car parks to the terminal. Find
more information on parent parks here.
Check out all of our
parking options to see which suits you best.
Things To Do
- Mini Explorer Passport Activity
Book> Filled with fun facts, colouring-in
and even a post card to send to friends and family anywhere in the
world. Pick up a Mini Explorer Passport Activity Book and a pack of
crayons from one of the Airport Information desk.
- International Antarctic Centre> A short
walk from the airport terminal is the International Antarctic
Centre. The International Antarctic
Centre recreates the atmosphere of the Antarctic providing
visitors with a fun, interactive and exciting experience.
Christchurch is the world's aerial gateway to Antarctica & The
International Antarctic Centre showcases the activities happening
down on 'the Ice'. Only 8 mins walk from the airport.
- Kids' Zone> Located in the International
Arrivals Hall, the Kids' Zone has an interactive world map, fun
games like hopscotch and a scavenger hunt, and world clocks with
the times of 14 destinations you can fly to from here.
- Children's Play Area> Located in the
Domestic and International Departure Lounges.
- Book Shops> Book shops are located
throughout the airport. A range of paperbacks, magazines and
newspapers are available.
Unichem is located at Spitfire
Square, a short walk from the terminal, and stocks a range of baby
supplies. A Pharmacist is on duty there every day.
Baby changing and nursing facilities are available in the
Domestic and International areas of the terminal.