Smoking at Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

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Before and After Security Smoking

Smoking is permitted before security in 3 designated areas at the international terminal.

After Security Smoking

Update from Codes, February 2023: Smoking area still available on 'viewing deck' across from gate 30

Update from Viv, October 2022: Smoking still allowed in viewing deck near gate Oct 2022.

Update from Shane, April 2022: Viewing area is still open for smokers. No signs saying smoking area but signed for Viewing Platform.

Update from Jessica, Oct 2019: Viewing deck by gate 30 still smoking area.

viewing deck

Update from Jonathan, Aug 2019: Just confirming that the Viewing Deck opposite Gate 30 is still here.

Pat just wanted to confirm that as of the 12th July 2018, CHC Christchurch International Airport - there are 3 outdoor (covered) smoking areas before security (1 is directly outside main entrance). Also airside at departures - across from gate 30 is still a viewing platform and smoking area. All have seating.

Confirmation from AMC747 on the 20th Feb 2018 - Just confirming that the viewing deck by gate 30 in the international terminal airside is still operational and is in face a smoking terrace (covered).

There is a smoking room called "Viewing Deck" which is near to gate 30 international departure. Feedback provided by Furrid on the 9th May 2017.

Images below provided by May L on the 17th May 2017.

christ church smoking area

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