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 5.8 million passengers in 2016, Wellington International is served at present by Air New Zealand,and other airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
Construction starts late 2016 on the on-Airport four-star Rydges Hotel (with 134 beds, restaurant, bar & conference rooms) - to be completed 'late 2017'.
Wellington International has one passenger terminal.
Note: Singapore Airlines started service to Canberra, Australia's capital.
Present and future Airport Developments:
The 8-level carpark with parking guidance system and EV charging stations is to be completed by late 2017.
The runway extension is in the drafting stage.