Ensuring the continued safety of all passengers and air
operators in and around Queenstown is behind the Civil
Aviation Authority's (CAA) formal review of the resort's
airspace classification, which the authority proposes to
change to class C (controlled).
Queenstown Airport had an especially busy month in February,
when the traditional peak summer month was boosted by
passengers attending the New Zealand Open and flying to
Auckland events, including Bruce Springsteen's concerts.
The decision by Qantas to increase the number of flights
between Sydney and Queenstown and run a daily service during
the Easter school holidays and peak ski season makes the
resort an impulse family weekend getaway, Destination