Auckland International Airport (AKL)

Auckland International Airport (IATA code: AKL, ICAO code: NZAA) is located in Mangere, a suburb west of Manukau City, and is 21 km south of downtown Auckland. It is the largest and most important international airport in New Zealand.

Contact Information

IATA code: AKL
Address: PO Box 73-020, Auckland, New Zealand
Telephone: +64 (0)9275 0789
Fax: (0)9275 5835
Auckland International Airport

Airport Information

Auckland International Airport is located 21 km south of the city center and is the most important airport not only in the country but also in Oceania. Located in the town of Mangere, it is also the second largest cargo port in the country and ranks fourth in the Australasian region, behind Kingsford, Melbourne and Brisbane.
Every year more than 12 million passengers travel through this airport to different parts of the country and the world. Today, several expansion and refurbishment works are being carried out, including a second runway.

It has 3 passenger terminals, two national and one international, connected to each other by a free bus service, although the distance between them allows to make the trip also on foot.

Airports near Auckland (AKL)

Hamilton Airport (105km)
Tauranga Airport (143km)
Whangarei Airport (143km)
Rotorua Airport (181km)
Whakatane Airport (212km)

Flight departures and arrivals

In this part you will find the most useful data about the flight departures from Auckland Airport as well as the information about the flight arrivals.

Flight departures from Auckland Airport
Flight arrivals at Auckland Airport


In front of the terminals, both national and international, are located the cab ranks, from where you can also take the service of minibuses or shared cabs.

To get to the city center you can choose the Airbus service
Phone: +64 (0) 9275 7685
On the other hand, you will also have a service that departs from the airport to Pakuranga.

For more information:
Phone: +64 (0) 9366 6400
Web page: PublicTransport/Buses.aspx

Airport facilities

Auckland International Airport has a financial center that includes several bank branches, ATMs and currency exchange offices in the International Area. The airport also has a large number of telephone booths and internet connection points, as well as Wi-Fi internet. You will also find distributed by the 3 terminals, several restaurants, fast food stands and bars and more than 70 stores of all kinds, including Free Shop.

In another sector of the airport you will find a Medical Center that works 24 hours a day, an entertainment area for children, a small golf course, a museum, a chapel and a mini theater. On the first floor of the international arrivals area you will find a lost and found office and luggage storage.

Also on the first floor of the international arrivals area you will find an information desk, as well as two others located in the national terminals of the airport, all served by highly trained personnel.

Passengers with capacity
The airport facilities are prepared to receive travelers with various disabilities, including wheelchair access ramps, ATMs with Braille keys, elevators and special toilets. There are also reserved spaces in the parking lots and wheelchairs available in the different airlines, for their passengers.

Each of the airport terminals has its own parking lot. They are available for short and long stays, covered and open air. Located in front of each one of them, they have spaces reserved for disabled travellers as long as they are identified by the corresponding sign. The parking lot also has a valet service.

Rent a car
Inside the airport you will find company counters:


Business travellers
The airport has a complete Business Center that includes 3 conference rooms on the top floor of the international terminal, as well as another 3 located in the New Zeland International Terminal, all of them fully equipped with telephones, computers, internet connection and catering service (optional). On the other hand, several of the airlines that operate with in this airport have VIP rooms for their passengers.

Within Auckland International Airport there are no hotels, but you can find them a few miles away, such as the Jet Inn or Central Auckland Airport, many of which offer a free shuttle service for their guests.

Tourist workshop around Auckland

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