The Wait Zone

The easiest way to pick up travellers at the domestic and international terminal.

Located just minutes from both terminals, The Wait Zone helps make pick ups a lot easier.

There are more than 45 spaces available at The Wait Zone where you can wait, free of charge for 30 minutes.

Wait Zone


Go the The Wait Zone


Relax with 30 minutes free


Your passenger contacts you to let you know they are ready


Pick up your passenger

To get there:

Directions for The Wait Zone are signposted on the main roads leading into the airport. The Wait Zone is in a dedicated space alongside carpark L, with an entry and exit connecting to Geoffrey Roberts Drive.

When travellers call or text you to say they are ready to be picked up, simply exit The Wait Zone and drive around to the pick-up/drop-off area – just a short drive away.

Drivers are allowed 30 minutes free parking in the Wait Zone.

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If you would like to greet your friends and family at arrivals, you can pre-book short-term parking online and through the Auckland Airport app.