Wellington (WLG) Airport

Wellington WLG Airport Overview

Wellington International Airport WLG, which calls itself the 'Wild at Heart Airport', serves the North Island of New Zealand and the country's capital city Wellington.

WLG Airport is located in Rongotai, at the southern tip on the North Island, 7 km southeast of central Wellington, and accessible from the city by State Highway 1 via the Mount Victoria Tunnel on Calabar Road.

With a medium-sized runway and a yearly passenger count of about 5.5M, Wellington International is served at present by Air New Zealand,and other airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.

Wellington International has one passenger terminal.

Parking at Wellington International: 
1. Premium and Valet parking offers covered parking on the ground level closest to the terminal with added security.
2. The Terminal parking lot is adjacent to the passenger teminal and has 2 entries, one to the north and one to the south.
3. The Long-Term parking lot's entry is via Flight Drive at the southern end of he Airport, open 24/7 with free shuttle service.

Present and future Airport Developments: Ongoing work on the Terminal extensionl by 35 meters to the south & doubling the width of both southern piers, is to provide more lounge space, added amenities, and a fourth baggage carousel & centralized security screening, as well as aded food & drink options.  The apron will also be extended.  Work is to be completed by May 2016.

As of July 2015, a
new aircraft stand 13 is now in use - temporarily being boarded through current gate 11. Consruction is ongoing at Main Terminal, and the South & South-West Piers. 


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