A Small Guide to Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport is one of the largest in New Zealand. It operates domestic flights and some international flights. It handled around 1.2 million passengers in 2014. The Queenstown airport consists of a single terminal for domestic and international flights, which opens one hour before the first flight and closes one hour after the last flight.


Queenstown International Airport is located near the city centre of Frankton, which is just 9 km (6 miles) northeast of the Queenstown.


Queenstown Airport has bank, ATMs, currency exchange, free Wi-Fi and public telephones. It also features meeting room, VIP area among other amenities such as pharmacy and bathrooms etc. Variety of stores are available for shopping including duty free shop, bookstores, souvenirs, clothing shops and many other. For those passengers who require special services such as wheel chair, it is recommended to coordinate with your airline or travel agency.

Queenstown Airport


Travelers can choose from three restaurants for a bite to eat while waiting for their flights. The Airspresso Airside kiosk is located in the international departures lounge, the Airspresso Cafe and Bar is located near the domestic arrivals hall and Patagonia Cafe is also available at the airport. These restaurants offer a wide range of food and drinks.


Buses, shuttles, car rental service and taxis connect the airport with the city. Our car hire service is available at the airport, but is advised to reserve your vehicle in advance to ensure the availability.

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