Queenstown airport (ZQN)

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Queenstown Airport, opened on July 17, 1950, serves the resort town of the same name. It operates with domestic flights and some international destinations in Australia.

Official Website: queenstownairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 2 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +64 3450 9031. There is an information desk in the International Arrivals Hall, available from 30 minutes before the first flight until 30 minutes after the last (Tel +64 3450 9221).

Location

The airport is located in the city of Frankton, 9 km (6 miles) to the east of Queenstown.

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There are car rental counters next to the baggage reclaim area.

Ace (Tel +64 3442 3801 / 800 502 277 - 8:00 am to 8:30 pm)
Avis (Tel +64 3442 3808 - Monday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 7:30 pm, the rest of the week from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +64 3442 3450 - Monday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 7:30 pm, the rest of the week from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +64 3441 4637 - Monday and Saturday from 7:30 am to 8:30 pm, the rest of the week from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +64 3442 5887 / 800 800 115 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Ezi (Tel +64 3451 1090 / 800 545 000 - Monday and Saturday from 7:30 am to 8:30 pm, the rest of the week from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +64 3442 4106 / 800 654 321 - Sunday to Friday from 7:30 am to 9:30 pm, Saturday from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm)
Jucy (Tel +64 9374 4360 / 800 399 736)
Thrifty (Tel +64 3442 3532 / 800 737 070)

 

Car rental search

The closest accommodations are located inside the city, and some of them provide free shuttle services for their guests. DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown (Tel +64 3450 1650), Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa (Tel +64 3450 9400), Holiday Inn Queenstown Frankton Road (Tel +64 3442 6500), The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments (Tel +64 3450 1100), Ramada Hotel & Suites Queenstown Remarkables Park (Tel +64 3595 2204), Spa B&B (Tel +64 3451 1102), Remarkables Earl Villa (Tel +64 211 299 651), Asure Gateway Apartments (Tel +64 3442 3599), Queenstown Village Apartments (Tel +64 9666 1188), Mantra Marina (Tel +64 3450 9096).

 

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Bus - The Orbus service (Tel +64 800 672 8778) operates from 6:00 am to 0:00 am to the city, via Fernhill, Remarkables Park, Arrowtown, Arthurs Point, Frankton, Kelvin Heights, Lake Hayes State and Jacks Point.
Ritchies Wanaka (Tel +64 3441 4471 / 800 405 066) provides transportation to Wanaka via Cromwell, and offers transfers to Mt. Aspiring National Park, and in the winter season to the ski stations of Treble Cone and Cardrona.
Super Shuttle (Tel +64 9522 5100 / 800 748 885) operates door-to-door, shared minibus services to and from Queenstown.
Buckley Track Transport (Tel +64 3442 8215) travels to several tracks in the Wakatipu area, such as Routeburn, Te Anau, Kepler, Divide, Greenstone and Caples.
Glenorchy Journeys (Tel +64 3409 0800 / 800 495 687) runs to Glenorchy, Routeburn, Greenstone/Caples, Rees/Dart and Divide.
TrackNet (Tel +64 3249 7777) provides transportation to different destinations in South Island, including Fiordland’s Great Walks, Milford Sound, Routeburn, Kepler, Hollyford, Greenstone, Caples, Te Anau and Invercargill.
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Taxi - Ranks are located outside the Arrivals area and available companies are Green Cabs (Tel +64 508 447 336), Queenstown Taxis (Tel +64 3450 3000) and Corporate Cabs (Tel +64 3441 9000 / 800 789 789). The trip to the city centre takes around 15 minutes.

 

The enclosure has two different car parks, in addition to a passenger drop-off zone in front of the terminal (P2) which is free for 2 minutes. Payment can be made at machines situated next to the access to the Arrivals and Departures areas. Prices

Terminal Parking A&B - Short-term areas in front of the terminal. The first 20 minutes of stay are free.
Park & Ride - Long-term sector with complimentary shuttle service.

 

Facilities include automatic doors, ATMs with Braille keys, accessible restrooms, elevators and designated parking spaces close to the terminal.