Queenstown Airport

Work begins on airport upgrade to meet increased traffic

Work begins on airport upgrade to meet increased traffic

Work has begun on $800,000 of extensions to Queenstown Airport's international arrivals hall and the airport's baggage claim area, ahead of a more comprehensive extension that is expected to begin towards the end of this year.

Air NZ still seeks review of process

Air New Zealand, which has been critical of the proposed strategic alliance between Queenstown and Auckland airports, intends forging ahead with a request for a High Court judicial review of the process.

Additional $60,000 on airport litigation

More than $60,000 has been spent by the Queenstown Lakes District Council in legal fees and litigation costs between January 1 and February 28 over the controversial strategic alliance between Queenstown and Auckland Airports.

Airport share bid scrapped

Auckland International Airport Ltd and the Queenstown Airport Corporation have cancelled the subscription agreement by which Auckland could increase its shareholding in Queenstown Airport.

Scrapping of larger airport sale welcome

Queenstown Chamber of Commerce chairman Alistair Porter says scrapping "misconceived" plans to sell a greater slice of Queenstown Airport shares to Auckland Airport will be good for the Queenstown community.

Chinese focus of tourism bid

Chinese focus of tourism bid

It is hoped a visit by Chinese airline and government officials, travel wholesalers and media to Queenstown next month will translate quickly into more high-spending Asian visitors to the Lakes district.

Report on airport alliance out soon

Report on airport alliance out soon

The long-awaited PricewaterhouseCoopers report into the controversial strategic alliance between Queenstown and Auckland Airports is due to be released.

Reprieve for golf course

The Queenstown Airport Corporation has told Frankton Golf Course executives the airport will not require any of its land for airport purposes in the "medium term" - defined as about 10 years.

Airport alliance report release delayed

The public release of the Price-waterhouseCoopers report on the strategic alliance between Queenstown and Auckland airports has been delayed because of last week's Christchurch earthquake.

Land required for terminal expansion

Land required for terminal expansion

Queenstown airport needs 19.1ha of land owned by Remarkables Park Ltd to free up space for its terminal expansion and allow it to develop an aviation park for 10 commercial operators and corporate jets, the airport's chief says.

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