Queenstown Airport

Night flights being investigated, but residents unhappy

Night flights being investigated, but residents unhappy

While investigations continued into night flights up to 10pm at Queenstown Airport, the airport's chief executive says it is "pointless" to engage with the community until such time as the company has satisfied airlines and authorities it can be done.

Airport expansion begins service

Airport expansion begins service

The terminal expansion at Queenstown Airport doubled international and domestic departure capacity when it opened yesterday, after four months of construction.

Airport does away with international departure fee

International passengers flying from Queenstown Airport will no longer have to pay $25 as a departure fee, but the money will be recouped in landing charges to airlines, through growth in passenger numbers.

Busy schedule a test for airport

On June 23, more than 1500 international passengers will move through Queenstown Airport in the space of three hours as the 2012 winter season moves into full gear.

29% more winter flights

The number of winter flights in and out of Queenstown this year will be nearly a third up on last year, making this the busiest winter period for the airport.

Airport 'crash' tests emergency, services personnel

Airport 'crash' tests emergency, services personnel

An aircraft carrying 106 passengers "crashed" at Queenstown Airport on Monday night in a simulation to test more than 140 personnel from the Wakatipu's emergency and airport services.

Hearing into Frankton Flats zoning back before court

Frankton Flats Zones and the Queenstown Airport noise boundaries will be subject to further Environment Court hearings in Queenstown from today following the adjournment of the matters in January and February.

New CEO lands resort job without airport experience

New CEO lands resort job without airport experience

New Queenstown Airport Corporation chief executive Scott Paterson wants to assure the Queenstown community his appointment is not "a big prank from the board".

Airport plans office space

Extra buildings could be put alongside the Wanaka Airport passenger terminal to accommodate the airport manager and for commercial activities.

11 incidents at resort breach airspace rules

Airspace rules were broken 11 times at Queenstown Airport last year by light aircraft and adventure-related activity operators, figures from New Zealand's national air navigation provider service show.

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