Queenstown Airport

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.

Airport work takes shape

Airport work takes shape

A Jetstar airliner approaches the runway of Queenstown Airport above the construction site o

Airport bid sent to court

The Government has decided extending Queenstown Airport is an issue of "national significance".

Airport starts year with record numbers

Queenstown Airport set a record in January, with almost 73,000 domestic passengers passing through its terminal during the month.

Runway lights will cut diverted flights

Runway lights will cut diverted flights

Runway lights at Queenstown Airport will be operational by the end of June, maximising the airport's operating hours and reducing the number of flight diversions.

Airport deal report to be public soon

Airport deal report to be public soon

The long-awaited independent report into the strategic alliance between Queenstown and Auckland airports is expected to be made public this month.

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