Christchurch Airport Update

Christchurch Airport is open this morning.

Passengers flying out of the airport are being advised to arrive early to allow extra time for security screening.

Aviation security in New Zealand is managed by the Aviation Security Service.

Questions related to aviation security should be referred to the Service's Manager of Corporate Communications, Mike Richards, on 027 222 0290 or

Questions regarding flights in and out of Christchurch Airport should be addressed to the relevant airlines.

You can reach Air New Zealand via or +64 21 747 320.

Jetstar's Communications Manager is Phil Boeyen. He can be reached on +64 27 340 3305 or

Up to date flight information can be found at


For further information contact…

Jo Scott

Communications Adviser

Christchurch Airport

021 450 202