Renowned as one the world’s most scenic airport approaches, Queenstown Airport is the gateway to New Zealand’s famous Southern Lakes region and its 4 major resorts – Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona, and Treble Cone.
Located 10 minutes’ drive from Queenstown, 40 minutes from Cardrona and an hour from Wanaka, the airport is serviced by regular direct trans-Tasman flights via Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia and daily domestic services from/to the international gateways of Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.
Queenstown Airport is also a busy base for heli-ski operators and scenic flights to spectacular locations, like Milford Sound and Mount Cook.
Queenstown Airport offers many facilities to travellers and visitors, including:
Terminal building opens from 6:00am and closes an hour after the last scheduled flight, 7 days a week.
Short and long-term parking options are available at the Queenstown Airport. There is also Pick-up & Drop-off zone, offering 20 minutes free parking for friends, family and colleagues.
Buses, airport shuttles, taxis and limos are all lined up outside the terminal, ready to go. Taxis and Airport Shuttles offer door-to-door service and the public bus comes through every 15 minutes. A number of car rental companies are also located at the airport.
There are two lounges at Queenstown Airport, servicing airline customers and pay-for-use customers.