Airport

Starting his working life, aged 16, in an engineering shop, Tom Mulqueen ended up looking after an aircraft fleet in New Caledonia.  That link also led to him holidaying, then retiring, in Queenstown. He talks to PHILIP CHANDLER about...
By PHILIP CHANDLER An accomplished Wakatipu-raised performer’s just waiting for Melbourne’s airport to reopen before taking on the biggest role of her life. Alexia Brinsley’s one of two females, along with 16 hot male dancers, selected for the Australian edition of Channing Tatum’s...
By MATTHEW MCKEW Hercules military aircraft can land on Ladies Mile highway in times of emergency, campaigners for the closure of Queenstown Airport say. FlightPlan2050 is urging City Hall to include a setback from the state highway in the masterplan for...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown mayor Jim Boult's going to "bust my backside" to help lead the resort, and the district, out of the coronavirus crisis. But, he warns, it will have an impact far bigger than anything most of us will...

Parking stoush terminated

Queenstown Airport will have 77 more carparks at its terminal following the settlement of a legal dispute. Local-based brothers Derek and Maurice Brown, whose company Q A P Limited owns the Ace Rental Cars building, had applied to the Queenstown...
Sound – and silence – are intimately connected to how we experience our environment and our emotional responses to it. The failure to recognise this was a massive shortcoming of QAC's research and analysis in the preparation of its airport...
Education chiefs will seek expert advice over the possible noise impact of Queenstown Airport's growth on nearby schools. The airport recently announced controversial plans to expand its noise boundaries into large residential areas and almost double the aircraft movements the...
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