Queenstown Airport

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.

QAC alteration adopted

QAC alteration adopted

A revised Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) constitution has been adopted, without lowering the board's $70 million transaction consultation threshold, sought by two councillors.

Auditor-general to study airport alliance

The Office of the Auditor-general has begun a study concerning the controversial strategic alliance between Queenstown and Auckland airports, to "seek learnings" from existing council-controlled organisation models.

Gilks appointed airport chairman

Gilks appointed airport chairman

Professional director John Gilks, of Wanaka, has been announced as chairman of Queenstown Airport Corporation by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, which unanimously supported his appointment.

Crosswind runway seal

Queenstown Airport has started work on sealing its grass crosswind runway, which is closed up to 50 times a year due to unsafe surface conditions.

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.

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