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Auckland International Airport
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 Address Auckland International Airport
PO Box 73-020
Auckland
New Zealand
 Location Auckland airport is located 21 kilometres (which is 14 miles) south of Auckland.
 Country code 64
Time Zone Greenwich Mean Time + 12 (Or Greenwich Mean Time + 13 from the 1st Sunday in October to the 3rd Sunday in March)
 Telephone (0)9 275 0789
 Fax (0)9 275 5835
 Email admin@akl-airport.co.nz
 Website www.auckland-airport.co.nz
 
 
Number of terminals

3

Driving directions

To get to Auckland airport, take the southern motorway until the Gillies Avenue exit, then follow the airport signs.

Transfer between terminals

A free shuttle bus runs between the terminals, however it is possible for passengers to walk between the terminals.

Car parking

There are car parks in front of each airport terminal. There is a secure long-term car park which is located 150 metres (which is 164 yards) from the International Terminal, with open and covered parking available. For more information, call Parking Services:
Telephone: (0)9 256 8527).

The Skyway Storage car park provides secure undercover parking: Telephone: (0)9 256 7009).

Valet service is also available at all terminals:
Telephone: (0)9 256 7007).

Car rental

Car rental companies with desks in the terminals include Budget, Avis and Hertz . RVs are available from Maui. ACE Rental and ARF Rental have booking desks on Manu Tapu Drive and a free pick up service is accessible via designated contact telephones.

Public Transport

Road

Taxi
ranks are located to the west of the International Terminal and in front of the Domestic Terminals. Shared ride shuttle buses also serve the airport, which leave from the taxi ranks. Airbus provides a bus service which runs between the airport and city centre. There is also an airport to Pakuranga service.

Contact Rideline for further information on travelling around the Auckland region by ferry, train or bus:
Telephone : (0)9 366 6400
Website address: www.rideline.co.nz

Information and help desks

The Visitors Information Centre is situated on the ground floor of the Arrivals hall in the International Terminal and in both the Domestic Terminals, open for all flights:
Telephone: (0)9 275 6467

Blue Coat ambassadors also provide passenger assistance in the Air New Zealand Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal.

Airport facilities

Money and communications

Banks with bureau de change facilities are situated throughout the International Terminal. ATMs can be found throughout the airport, and internet kiosks and mobile phone hire are available.

Eating and drinking

There are numerous cafés, restaurants and bars at the airport, including the Jean Batten Food Court, which is on the 1st floor. This has a number of speciality eateries, including an espresso bar, Asian cuisine and a sushi bar.

Shopping

There are over 75 shops situated throughout the airport including duty free. A shopping collection service is available for returning shoppers or online purchases.

Luggage

The Collection Point offers a left-luggage facility; a left-luggage and sealing service is also available on the ground floor of the International Terminal. Lost property is handled by the airport police (tel: (0)9 275 9046).

Other facilities

There is a medical centre and telephones for first aid, a golf course, a mini golf course, nurseries, a children’s play area and playgrounds, a museum, a chapel, exercycles, massage and free showers, and day rooms for hire (available from The Collection Point).

Conference and business facilities

There are 2 conference rooms on the top floor of the International Terminal and a further 3 rooms in the Air New Zealand Domestic Terminal:
Telephone: (0)9 256 8915 or 8851

Laptop computer connections are available in the writing/reading area. All international airlines provide VIP lounges.

Disabled facilities

Facilities include wheelchair assistance in the International Terminal, automatic doors, lifts, accessible toilets and showers, and ATMs with Braille keys. There are also disabled parking spaces in the airport car parks and in front of the terminals. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance are advised to inform their airline prior to travel.

Airport hotels

Hotels near the airport include:

Centra Auckland Airport
Telephone: (0)9 275 1059

Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland Airport
Telephone: (0)9 275 7029

Jet Inn
Telephone: (0)9 275 4100

Hotel reservations can be made at the Visitors Information Centre.
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