Queenstown Airport

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.

Airport noise boundary decision reserved

The Environment Court has reserved its decision until May on a hearing considering noise from Queenstown Airport and surrounding future developments.

Airport noise dispute could end this week

Queenstown Airport Corporation chief executive Steve Sanderson is confident the year-long dispute over airport noise will be settled by the end of the week, as involved parties head back to the Environment Court today.

Some compromise over noise issues

Some compromise over noise issues

Some of the expected heat has come out of an Environmental Court hearing concerning noise and surrounding developments at Queenstown airport, as several parties have reached a compromise.

Four weeks of hearings

Four weeks of Environment Court hearings are coming up in Queenstown early next year, all dedicated to inter-related Queenstown matters and dealing with airport noise.

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