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John Harris and Marilyn Duxson, of Maori Point Wines, have no problem with that.
But, they do not welcome the idea that one day those planes might land where their 6.5ha of grapes are growing.
Maori Point and the flat land at Tarras have been suggested by a Queenstown group as a possible location for a new international airport, replacing Queenstown Airport.
Formerly from Dunedin, Mr Harris and Ms Duxson have spent 20 years turning a ''useless'' piece of land of ''dust and rabbits'' into a boutique vineyard and winery destined to be handed on to grandchildren.
Mr Harris said the idea for an airport at Maori Point had been around for a couple of years.
''I think people have just been looking for large open spaces and this is one of the more obvious ones for people who don't like the noise of the airport in their own backyard.''
Mr Harris said ''from a selfish perspective it would destroy us''.
He believed the best option was for Wanaka Airport to be expanded to take some of the traffic from Queenstown Airport.
Other discussion yesterday about airport locations included reviving the idea of a Lumsden Airport.
By coincidence, Mr Harris' neighbour at Maori Point is retired judge Shonagh Kenderdine who presided over a 1994 Planning Tribunal appeal that rejected the Lumsden proposal.
In her decision, Judge Kenderdine accepted the site, on farmland near Lumsden, was ''physically suited'' for an international airport, but ruled it out because of the noise and visual effect.
Her son, Duncan Kenderdine, of Wellington, said he was ''a little bemused'' a new international airport was being discussed for where the family had a house at Maori Point.
Members of the public yesterday suggested airport sites on the top of Queenstown Hill, at Alexandra, Cromwell and Kingston. Others suggested more use be made of Dunedin and Invercargill Airports.