Wellington Airport (WLG)
Facilities and Services
(Wellington, North Island, New Zealand NZ)
Wellington Airport (WLG) contains a large selection airport shops, including duty-free outlets, restaurants, coffee shops, and good facilities for disabled travelling within the main Wellington Airport terminal building, as you would expect from such an important airport on New Zealand's North Island.
The duty-free shops sell a range of tax-free goods, and are close to various onsite cafés, coffee shops, newsagents and souvenir shops.
Wellington Airport's terminal building is divided into separate pier areas and serves many different airlines, travelling from Wellington to a large number of different destinations throughout New Zealand, Australia and around the world.
There are also a variety of additional airport services and facilities provided by Wellington Airport (WLG), including extensive business services, foreign currency exchange outlets, well-equipped meeting rooms, conference facilities for more than 100 people, airport information desks and also ATM cashpoint machines, which are available throughout the main terminal area of Wellington Airport (WLG).
Airport Information Desks
Wellington Airport's Tourism Information desks are located in the main check-in area of the terminal. Operated by friendly airport staff, WLG Airport's Tourism Information provides a wide range of useful travel information about Wellington Airport (WLG), including directions, maps, ground transportation options to and from Wellington Airport (WLG), ferry travel, sightseeing tours, general tourist information about Wellington and New Zealand's North Island, weather conditions and also current flight times.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Wellington Airport (WLG) has exceptional airport shopping facilities throughout both the terminal areas and piers. The main shops available at Wellington Airport (WLG) include airport food outlets, gift and souvenir shops, Australia beachwear stores, newsagents, bookstores, top fashion boutiques, sunglasses shops, beauty shops, mobile phone rental outlets and music stores. WLG Airport also contains a number of popular duty-free shopping outlets, where you can save up to 40 percent on goods such as alcohol, fragrances, cosmetics, electrical goods, jewellery, music, leather goods and tobacco. A pre-ordering duty free shopping facility provides a particularly easy way to purchase duty free goods at Wellington Airport (WLG).
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
There are numerous popular dining options located around Wellington Airport (WLG), including a range of airport cafés, restaurants, snack bars, fast-food pizza outlets, bakeries, trendy coffee shops, juice bars, espresso bars and lively wine bars. Providing a vast choice of New Zealand and international cuisine, together with basic snack foods such as pastries, cakes, sandwiches and bagels, the restaurants and bars at Wellington Airport (WLG) often feature views of the runway areas. There are also a number of well-stocked vending machines dispensing basic refreshments and confectionary at various locations around Wellington Airport (WLG).
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Tel: +64 (0)4 801 0130
There are a number of efficient foreign currency exchange outlets at the airport, operated by Travelex, together with basic banking facilities around Wellington Airport (WLG). These include ATM cashpoints situated in the main terminal area and WLG Airport, bureau de change outlets, which offer a convenient way to exchange various world-wide currencies into New Zealand Dollars (NZD), and travellers cheques. Travelex outlets at Wellington Airport (WLG) also provide travel insurance, telephone cards and cash passport cards.
Business and Conference Facilities
Tel: +64 (0)4 385 5199
Business and conference facilities are available at Wellington Airport (WLG) in the main Wellington Airport Conference Centre, which is located on the mezzanine floor. Featuring seven different meeting rooms and conference capabilities for over 100 people, other business facilities available at Wellington Airport (WLG) include telephones, photocopying, office and audiovisual equipment, business catering, videoconferencing, fast Internet access and spacious VIP airport lounges, such as the Air New Zealand Koru Lounge on the first floor of the South-west Pier, the Air New Zealand International Lounge and Qantas Captain's Club Lounge in the North Pier, and the Qantas Club Domestic Lounge on the mezzanine level of Wellington WLG Airport's main terminal area.
Wellington Airport (WLG) is fully physically-accessible for travellers with disabilities and special needs. These disabled airport facilities include ramp walkways, wheelchair set downs, easy access for wheelchair users, wide lifts / elevators to all floors with special Braille buttons, disabled toilets and designated disabled parking spaces in Wellington Airport's car parking areas. Wheelchairs are also available at the airport if required, although it is always advisable for disabled travellers to inform the airport of any special requirements prior to arriving at Wellington Airport. The information desk at Wellington Airport (WLG) contains further information about all of the airport's disabled facilities. Any extra assistance required can be provided by WLG Airport's helpful Service Officers, who are easy to identify by their recognisable black and gold uniform.
Other facilities at Wellington Airport (WLG) include an airline sales desk, airline loyalty lounges, family facilities and parent rooms, first aid and basic airport medical facilities, coin-operated luggage storage and runway viewing area. Wellington Airport (WLG) is also home to numerous public telephones, lost property desks and useful airport luggage trolleys.