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
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
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.
The number of international passengers to Queenstown Airport
in June shot up by almost half as many as in the same month
last year but domestic passenger numbers in June fell
sharply, compared to the month in 2012.
Domestic passenger growth at Queenstown Airport may flatten
for the first time in four years, following Jetstar's
suspension of its Wellington-Queenstown service and depending
on what Air New Zealand does.