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Wellington Airports

There are 3 major airports that we recommend for commercial flights into Wellington. You can research nonstop direct flights into multiple airports, whether you're flying international or domestic, using connecting flights, or even landing at a smaller local executive airport in your private jet charter. Plan out your transporation to get from the airport to downtown, and look for hotels and things to do in Wellington.


What are the best airports in Wellington to fly into?

The major airports that people talk about in and around Wellington are:

Wellington International Airport  (WLG / NZWN)
8 km driving distance from Wellington, with international and domestic flights from cities like Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, and Christchurch.
Kapiti Coast Airport  (PPQ / NZPP)
55 km driving distance from Wellington, with domestic flights
Woodbourne Airport  (BHE / NZWB)
80 km from Wellington, with domestic flights

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Airports with international flights

Here are some of the airports with international flights serving Wellington:

Wellington International Airport  (WLG / NZWN)
8 km driving distance from Wellington, with international and domestic flights from cities like Brisbane.
Christchurch International Airport  (CHC / NZCH)
308 km from Wellington, with international and domestic flights from cities like Gold Coast, Singapore, and Nadi.
Rotorua International Airport  (ROT / NZRO)
459 km driving distance from Wellington, with domestic flights from cities like Auckland and Christchurch.
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Airports with domestic flights

Here are some of the airports with domestic flights serving Wellington:

Wellington International Airport  (WLG / NZWN)
8 km driving distance from Wellington, with international and domestic flights from cities like Auckland, Christchurch, Nelson, and Palmerston North.
Kapiti Coast Airport  (PPQ / NZPP)
55 km driving distance from Wellington, with domestic flights from cities like Auckland and Christchurch.
Woodbourne Airport  (BHE / NZWB)
80 km from Wellington, with domestic flights
Nelson Airport  (NSN / NZNS)
130 km from Wellington, with domestic flights from cities like Palmerston North.
Palmerston North International Airport  (PMR / NZPM)
146 km driving distance from Wellington, with domestic flights from cities like Hamilton and Nelson.
Wanganui Airport  (WAG / NZWU)
193 km driving distance from Wellington, with domestic flights
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Airports with local flights

Here's an airport with local flights for your private jet charter into Wellington:

Hood Aerodrome  (MRO / NZMS)
98 km driving distance from Wellington
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Get from the airport to your hotel in Wellington

You can research transportation from the airport to your hotel by taxi, bus, train, or Uber. Here are some of the most popular hotels in Wellington.

Bolton Hotel
about 31 km from WLG, 84 km from PPQ, or 114 km from BHE
West Plaza Hotel
about 28 km from WLG, 85 km from PPQ, or 114 km from BHE
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
about 30 km from WLG, 85 km from PPQ, or 114 km from BHE
The Bay Plaza Hotel
about 26 km from WLG, 85 km from PPQ, or 115 km from BHE
InterContinental Wellington
about 29 km from WLG, 84 km from PPQ, or 114 km from BHE

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Things to do in Wellington

Plan your trip around popular attractions, and figure out how to get to and from the airport and around your destination. Here are some of the top mentioned places to check out in Wellington.

Te Papa Tongarewa - Museum Of New Zealand
about 27 km from WLG, 85 km from PPQ, or 114 km from BHE
Cuba Street
about 27 km from WLG, 85 km from PPQ, or 114 km from BHE
Mount Victoria
about 24 km from WLG, 85 km from PPQ, or 115 km from BHE
The Bucket Fountain
about 27 km from WLG, 85 km from PPQ, or 114 km from BHE
Botanical Gardens
about 31 km from WLG, 85 km from PPQ, or 114 km from BHE

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Read more about Wellington

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Wellington locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Wellington.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore airports in any city.




   
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