Queenstown Airport

Strong role for airport in new-technology pioneering

Qantas says it avoided 50 weather-related diversions at Queenstown Airport, including the winter blasts of snow on July 24 and August 14, thanks to innovative navigation technology.

Airport Corp recruiting replacement directors

Airport Corp recruiting replacement directors

Recruitment for two new directors for Queenstown Airport Corporation has begun - one to be appointed the chairman-elect until the board's annual meeting, with the possibility of a fifth director being appointed.

Increase in air passengers despite volcanic ash cloud

Queenstown Airport has seen a 13.9% increase in passenger numbers to the year ending June 30, 2011, despite disruptions caused by the Chilean volcanic ash cloud.

New Queenstown Airport lights go on

Television weatherman and pilot Jim Hickey last night joined Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) chief executive Steve Sanderson and Jetstar Group chief executive Bruce Buchanan to officially "switch on" the $2 million runway lights at Queenstown Airport.

Airport legal bill $567,000

Airport legal bill $567,000

The controversial alliance between Queenstown and Auckland airports has cost Queenstown ratepayers more than $560,000 so far, and the final cost in litigation costs and legal fees is still to be determined.

Airport dividend worth millions

Airport dividend worth millions

A "prudent" approach has been taken by the Queenstown Airport Corporation in its proposed dividend policy for providing a return to the Queenstown Lakes District Council, which could see the community receive $2.25 million by September and a total of $3.75 million after the next financial year.

Airport disclosure soon

Memebers of the public might learn by the end of this week what the Queenstown Lakes District Council has been discussing concerning the Queenstown Airport Corporation.

Airport busy, with 1 million mark in sight

Airport busy, with 1 million mark in sight

Queenstown Airport Corporation chief executive Steve Sanderson gives the Queenstown Times an update on rocketing passenger numbers and infrastructure projects, and says the withdrawal of High Court action against the airport lets the corporation focus on the tasks ahead.

Withdrawal of QT Airport appeal welcomed

Withdrawal of QT Airport appeal welcomed

Queenstown and Auckland airport chiefs and Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden have welcomed the withdrawal of legal actions to overturn the controversial share deal between the two airports.

$13m upgrade for Queenstown airport

$13m upgrade for Queenstown airport

More space for private jets will be provided in a $13 million upgrade at Queenstown Airport to be completed by the end of next month.

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