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Airports in New Zealand, Airlines in New Zealand

New Zealand is a place worth cherishing. New Zealand has outlandish scenery, fine food, excellent wine, fabulous festivals and charismatic outdoor experiences.

There are numerous competing airlines offering services to New Zealand and an array of fares to opt as well.

However, the popularity of various activities brings more tourists to the New Zealand international airports. The airports in New Zealand operate free buses between the international terminal and the Air New Zealand. Air bus service has its regular service in every 20 minutes in the day hours and during night hours the bus service is for every 30 minutes to the city centre.

The bus cost is NZ$15 for each ticket. Shuttle buses also operate frequently. Taxis are also available in abundance and the charge is NZ$50 to NZ$65 from the airport to the city. However, the airport also has many car rental companies namely, Avis, Hertz and budget.

List of Top Airports in New Zealand
Alexandra (ALR) Ardmore (AMZ) Ashburton (ASG)
Auckland International (AKL) Mechanics Bay (MHB) Woodbourne Air Station (BHE)
Karewa (CHT) Christchurch International (CHC) Coromandel (CMV)
Dargaville (DGR) Dunedin International (DUD) Fox Glacier (FGL)
Franz Josef (WHO) Gisborne (GIS) Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Greymouth (GMN) Hamilton (HLZ) Hokitika Arpt (HKK)
Invercargill (IVC) Kaikohe (KKO) Kaikoura (KBZ)
Kaitaia (KAT) Kawau Island (KUI) Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)
Mansion House (KWU) Masterton/Hood Aerodrome (MRO) Matamata (MTA)
Milford Sound (MFN) Motueka (MZP) Glentanner (GTN)
Mount Cook Airport (MON) Pukaki/Twizel (TWZ) Hawkes Bay (NPE)
Nelson (NSN) New Plymouth (NPL) Oamaru (OAM)
Royal Air Force Base (OHA) Pakatoa Island (PKL) Palmerston North (PMR)
Paraparaumu (PPQ) Koromiko (PCN) Port Fitzroy (GBS)
Queenstown (ZQN) Raglan (RAG) Rotorua (ROT)
Stewart Island (SZS) Surfdale (WIK) Taharoa (THH)
Takaka (KTF) Taupo (TUO) Tauranga (TRG)

The New Zealand international airports experience high season during summer from December to February. The cheap flights to New Zealand with low fares are during the months of June to August as they are winter months. Offering low fares does not indicate that there is no business, instead it is also a busy time as tourists come for winter activities and the airlines also ferry powder hounds and ski bunnies.

The October/November as well as the March/April months offers a little less premium on fares. However, booking well in advance is another best way to avail cheap flights to New Zealand. The airports in New Zealand are well facilitated as it handles numerous international flights in a day.

The other airports are Hamilton, Queenstown, Christchurch, Palmerston North, Dunedin and Wellington. The facilities in the airport are medical center, banks, bars, ATMs, shops, restaurants, hairdresser, internet kiosks, supermarket, business facilities, hotel reservation and tourist information.

Departure tax is charged from the international passengers as NZ$25 and children below 12 years as well as transit passengers are exempted.

Airport Hotels in New Zealand
Auckland Christchurch Dunedin
Invercargill Paihia Queenstown
Rotorua Taupo Wellington