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Serving the most southerly city in New Zealand, Invercargill Airport is a domestic airport that operates flights to and from Christchurch, Wellington and Stewart Island. Air New Zealand is the main carrier utilising the airport, although Skylink and Stewart Island Flights also operate flights to and from this air hub, which sits two kilometres outside of the city.
The airport has one two-storey passenger terminal building that features 12 gates and a large departures lounge. Other services found here are a coffee shop, a café and a tourist information desk. Meeting room hire is also available and there are a number of agents on site offering car hire in Invercargill Airport.
Stead Street links the airport to the city of Invercargill, making transfer with car rental in Invercargill Airport a piece of cake. Many arrivals use the city as a base for exploring southern New Zealand or for catching a ferry to Stewart Island, but the city itself has much to offer. Here, visitors can enjoy Queens Park, which houses the Southland Museum and Art Gallery, and the Observatory.
Due to its southerly location, Invercargill rarely gets hotter than 19°C. It can be visited all year, although the cold winter months of June and July can see temperatures drop to nearly freezing and are therefore best avoided. December, January and May are the wettest months, making February, March, April and November the best months to visit.
The famous Southern Scenic Route passes through the city, as does State Highway 6, which leads north into the interior of the island. Most roads in the city itself are dual carriageways, making it easy to tour the area with car hire in Invercargill Airport. There are plenty of options so it is best to go online and compare car hire rates before arriving.