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Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

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Christchurch International Airport is an international airport in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. Its IATA code is CHC and is located latitude -43.49 and longitude 172.53 in New Zealand and operates in NZST time zone.

It has 19 scheduled arrival routes within New Zealand and 28 international scheduled routes. Christchurch International Airport tipically handles 5,779,162 passengers per year, ranking as the 2nd busiest airport in New Zealand.

It has 2 runways that allow night landings, and can handle virtually any type of aircraft such as oversized jumbo jets commercial jumbo jets and long haul transport aircraft. It regularly services large turboprop commuters, short and medium haul transport aircraft. It can support single engine aircraft, light twins, most business jets and commuter aircraft.

Airport Information

Latitude -43.48936000
Longitude 172.53223000
City Christchurch
Domestic Departures 19
Domestic Arrivals 19
International Departures 23
International Arrivals 28


Code Length Width Surface Lighted
01/19 1690 ft / 515 m 229 ft / 69 m GRS No
02/20 10787 ft / 3287 m 148 ft / 45 m ASP Yes
11/29 5587 ft / 1702 m 148 ft / 45 m Bitumen Yes

Most Popular Departures From CHC

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Wellington Wellington International Airport (WLG)
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Rotorua Rotorua Airport (ROT)
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