The company that runs Queenstown Airport says it has not been
briefed about plans for a nearby hotel.
Details of the $25 million proposal, including that resource
consents have been lodged, were released by developer
Remarkables Park on Monday.
Queenstown Airport Corporation chief executive Scott Paterson
said the airport was interested in neighbouring developments
but had not been briefed about Remarkables Park's proposed
convention centre or the hotel, which would have 54 serviced
''Our particular interest will be where the location is in
relation to the airport,'' he said.
The development's height and how noise would be dealt with
were also key issues, he said.
While Frankton was well-served by existing serviced
apartments, as the airport developed, and night flights were
introduced, a hotel nearby would be useful for passengers
with early morning flights or night arrivals, Mr Paterson
• Yesterday, the Otago Daily Times named Sir John
Davies as Queenstown Airport Corporation's chairman. The
corporation's chairman is John Gilks.
- David Williams