Queenstown Airport

Airport numbers increase

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.

Airport's growing pains

Passenger numbers through Queenstown Airport were 648,000 a year four years ago.

Additional flights from Australia

Additional flights from Australia

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 Queenstown says.

New bar and entranceway

Queenstown Airport visitors will soon be able to enjoy one last taste of Southern hospitality, or toast the start of their holiday, when a new bar is incorporated into the cafe area.

Queenstown Airport to get dedicated corporate jet terminal

Queenstown Airport to get dedicated corporate jet terminal

Rich and famous travellers visiting Queenstown will be welcomed at a new $200,000 dedicated corporate jet terminal early next year.

More flights planned to Christchurch

Queenstown Airport feeder Christchurch Airport and Singapore Airlines agreed last week to add 18 additional flights to Christchurch over the December 2014-February 2015 summer season.

Three committee members sought

A call for three community representatives for the new Queenstown Airport Liaison Committee is part of the Queenstown Lakes District Council's confident expectation the Queenstown Airport's noise management plan will be in place soon.

Airport $3.6m year dividend

Airport $3.6m year dividend

Queenstown Airport reported a total dividend of $3.6 million for the year ended June 30, 2013, equating to about $122 per Queenstown Lakes District rateable property.

Downtown check-in offered by Air NZ

A service which allows visitors to Queenstown to spend a little extra time in the resort before their Air New Zealand flight is being trialled as a national first.

Passengers up 14.5%

The number of passengers using Queenstown Airport for the last 12 months ending June was just short of the 1.2 million target for 2012-13 at 1,198,918, but it was still up 14.5% for the year, the Queenstown Airport Corporation says.

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