Air Tahiti Nui Auckland

Auckland International Airport - AKL

Air Tahiti Nui Auckland airport AKL logo

New Zealand welcomes you to Auckland Airport, New Zealand's first airport. It is the preferred transit port to Australia thanks to its regular connections between the two countries.
Air Tahiti Nui operates from the International Terminal. Check-in is located in Zone C on the Ground Floor.


Air Tahiti Nui Auckland airport AKL

Check-In Counter

International Terminal - The Air Tahiti Nui check-in is located in Zone C.

Check-In Counter Hours of Operation

  • Opens: 3 hours prior to departure​
  • Closes: 1 hour prior to departure
  • Boarding Gate Closes 15 minutes prior to departure

Minimum Connection Times

NOTE: The times listed represent the absolute minimum connection times, but the times shown do not guarantee a connection. Due to regular airport congestion Air Tahiti Nui recommends adding at least 30 minutes to the guidelines below.

  • International to International: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • International to Domestic: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Domestic to International: 1 hour 15 minutes

Baggage Service

Tel: 0800 224 872 (from NZ only)


Official Website

Pick-ups and Drop-offs

Since April 3, 2024, pick-ups and drop-offs are now located inside the Transport Hub on the ground floor level. For further details, please visit the Transport Hub website.