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New Zealand has some of the best airports in the world. Most of them connect to international destinations, in Asia, Europe, and India.  Book your flight tickets from any of the international airports, for a safe and hassle-free journey home.

People coming to New Zealand for education, business or travel may often have to take connecting flights from or put up at the airports for long hours for traveling. In addition to spacious walkways, passenger lounges, abundant bus/shuttle services operating at all hours of the day, all New Zealand airports have Wi-Fi zones, duty/tax-free shopping and souvenirs, pharmacy; cafes, ATM, and inter-denominational chapel.  You can also avail other facilities like a wheelchair for the sick and disabled passengers, rooms for baby change and nursery.  Here, we have chosen the best airports to fly from New Zealand.

Auckland Airport

Auckland International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand. A top preference for business travelers and vacationers, this airport connects to a large number of international and domestic destinations.

Auckland International Airport has one terminal building for international flights and another for domestic flights, with a free shuttle between the two. If you are planning a flight to your hometown sometime soon, Auckland International Airport is the best choice. Almost all major airlines that serve New Zealand fly into Auckland Airport. You can book cheap flights from Auckland with a booking agent or on your own if you like.

If you are getting into New Zealand through Auckland airport, I must suggest you take domestic flights to visit the other parts of the country. Cheap flights from Auckland are operated by Air New Zealand and Jetstar.

 

Christchurch Airport:

Christchurch International Airport is one of the best airports in New Zealand. It receives flights from Australia, Singapore and Fiji, and several domestic locations. If you are an international tourist, planning for a short trip in and around New Zealand, look up for best flight deals. You can take cheap flights to well-known travel destinations in Australia, such as Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, and Melbourne.

Business tourists often take flights to and from Fiji and Singapore. International Airlines flying into Christchurch include Air New Zealand, China Airlines, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia.

If you are booking domestic flights from Christchurch International Airport, look up for best flight deals by Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Air Chathams, that connect to North, South and Chatham Islands.

Dunedin Airport

Located adjacent to the village of Momona on the Taieri Plains approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Dunedin CBD, Dunedin Airport is the sixth busiest airport in New Zealand. It has direct flights to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and several connecting flights to other regional centers with Air New Zealand and Jetstar.

Dunedin Airport has as a single paved runway rated for aircraft up to the Boeing 767, with ILS in both directions. It has one terminal building with five gates, two with air bridges; and also customs facilities and other amenities.

If you are an international tourist you may book cheap flights operated by Virgin Australia between Dunedin and Brisbane, Australia. Domestic flights to and from Dunedin are operated by Air New Zealand and Jetstar, connecting Dunedin with Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.

Queenstown Airport

Queenstown International Airport is very popular among native and foreign travelers because of its strategic location. Queenstown Airport is a 10 minutes’ drive from the town center, in the suburb of Frankton. Trans-Tasman flights are provided by Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Qantas, and Virgin Australia.

The airport connects to domestic destinations like Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. Domestic flights are operated by Air New Zealand and Jetstar; they link Queenstown with Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.

 

Christchurch Airport

Christchurch International Airport, another well-known international airport in New Zealand has several international flights operate directly to and from Australian destinations such as Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, and Melbourne, with direct flights to and from Perth during summer. If you are in for pleasure trip, you may book cheap flights from Christchurch to Fiji and Singapore. A good number of international Airlines flying into Christchurch such as Air New Zealand, China Airlines, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia.

Domestic flights from Christchurch airport are operated by Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Air Chathams, and connect with a range of destinations in the North, South and Chatham Islands.

 

Now that you have a thorough knowledge of the top five international airports in New Zealand, it is easier to make a choice.

Planning a trip sometime soon? Look up for best flight deals and offers on cheap flights from Eco Travels, your personal travel companion.

Read my earlier post on booking flight tickets from New Zealand.

Plan a flight schedule for your business tour or family trip, and book flight tickets to your destinations, choosing any one or two of the aforementioned airports as your place of departure, according to your convenience.