Christchurch Airport update Wed 4.30pm
WEDNESDAY 23 MARCH 4.23pm
remains open for Domestic and International
Travellers are urged not to come to
the airport before confirming flight details with their
Free wireless internet use and free car
parking continues to be offered to travellers. A free
shuttle is taking stranded passengers to the Burnside
Welfare Centre half hourly from the Red Bus stop outside the
international arrivals terminal.
travelling internationally who have either misplaced or lost
their passport, it is important they follow the below
• Australian passport holders or
Australian Permanent Residents must report to the Australian
High Commissioner’s Desk at the Christchurch Airport
International Arrivals Hall before checking in for their
• Other foreign passport holders should
report to the Burnside High School Welfare Centre where they
can register with the Red Cross before going to the airport.
The Red Cross will put them in contact with the appropriate
For further updates, please go to www.christchurchairport.co.nz or follow
us on www.Twitter.com/CHC_Airport.
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