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If you need additional help

We're committed to providing assistance that is readily accessible to all members of the community. When planning your journey, please remember to let your airline know about any special assistance you may require. 

While here, you can also look for our Airport Ambassadors in the check-in hall, who are here to help every day from 8am - 4pm.

Braille ATMs

The ATMs at the airport feature a raised dot on the number 5 to help you locate the centre of the keypad.


Our airport doors are automatic and wide enough for wheelchair access.


Automatic lifts provide access to all levels of the terminal.

Luggage trolleys

Trolleys are free of charge and available throughout the terminal and in our car parks.

Medical assistance

Please contact your nearest Airport Services staff member if you require urgent medical assistance while at the airport.

Mobility car parks

All car parks at Christchurch Airport offer mobility parking spots for vehicles with a valid disability card. The closest mobility parks to the terminal are located on the ground floor of the Express Park building. There is no time restriction mobility car parks, however standard parking charges apply.

If you're being picked up or dropped off, The Loop has dedicated mobility parks as you exit on the left hand side.

Parent rooms

Parent rooms, equipped with changing facilities, are located throughout the terminal


There isn’t a pharmacy in the terminal. If you need prescription medication, head to Unichem at Spitfire Square, just a short walk from the terminal.


Shower facilities are available in Check-in, International Departures and International Arrivals. You will need to provide your own toiletries.

Taxis and Shuttles

Super Shuttle and many different taxi operators have facilities for wheelchair users. When booking, please mention any special assistance you require.


All toilets throughout the terminal have mobility access.

Travelling with children

There are lots of ways to keep kids entertained at the airport. Have a game of table tennis, play a tune on our piano, do the giant Canterbury Plains giant puzzle, check out our street art or events, or pick up a free Mini Explorer Passport Activity Book and pack of pencils at one of the airport Information desks.

If you’re travelling with a baby or young child, you’re allowed to take more food, drink, baby powder and formula than the restricted limits, in amounts considered reasonable for the flight. Find out more about how much you can take on the Aviation Security website.

Parent rooms, equipped with changing facilities, are located throughout the terminal.

Baby supplies can be found at Unichem, located just a short walk from the terminal.

Travelling with pets

If you’re travelling with a pet you’ll need to ensure it’s in a crate or cage before you enter the airport, and at all times in the terminal. Guide dogs are permitted.

Find out more about travelling with pets on the Air New Zealand website, or for more information about transporting pets please contact your airline.

Wheelchair use

Please contact your airline directly if you require a wheelchair while at the airport.

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