Country & City Guides

Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is also known as Mangere Airport and it is the busiest and largest airport in New Zealand.  It handles around 13 million passengers a year and services both international and domestic flights.  If you are departing from or arriving at Auckland Airport you will find lots of facilities and services available to you.  It really is no surprise that Auckland Airport is currently the 8th best airport in the world.

Facilities

Auckland Airport is huge and due to this you can expect to find a lot of facilities.  There are a wide variety of shops including duty free in the international terminal, and there is also a large selection of bars, cafes and restaurants in both terminals.  Additional facilities include a non denominational chapel, pay phones, smoking areas, showers, medical and healthcare services, a post box, information desks, a children’s game kiosk and aeroplane rides, babycare facilities and business facilities.  The airport has Wi-Fi throughout.

Terminals

There are two terminals at Auckland Airport.  One services domestic flights and the other services international.  Upon check-in you will be given your gate number and further information can be found once you are through to the terminal itself.

Getting To and From the Airport

There are a number of public transport options at Auckland Airport to enable passengers to get from the city into the city of Auckland itself as well as to the train stations in the area.  These include the Airbus Express which departs every 15 minutes.  A free shuttle bus is available to help passengers to move between the two terminals.  As the only way to leave Auckland Airport is by road, car hire is another popular option.  You can use the anycarhire.com search facilities to compare the car hire Auckland Airport companies and book before you travel.

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