About Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport is located in Frankton, New Zealand, and is a gateway to the popular resort town of Queenstown. Both international and domestic flights are serviced through the one terminal building.

Distance from CBD - 7km

Taxi - Around $20 to CBD

Public Transport - Operating every 15 minutes, Connectabus is Queenstown's link from the airport to hotels, motels, shopping, attractions and downtown.

Car Hire - Several car hire companies are represented inside the terminal building. Companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, Apex, Jucy, Nationwide and THL. You can book your car online to guarantee availability.


Check in counters are located on the left side the terminal.

Money Exchange

Money can be exchanged at the Travelex store inside the terminal building.

Business Services

There are business facilities located in the Air New Zealand Koru lounge, for eligible passengers.

Internet Access

The airport offers an internet lounge with 16 computers, located beside the international arrivals area. Internet time can be purchased at the airport help desk. Queenstown Airport also provides 1 hour free Wi-Fi anywhere in the terminal for every 4 hour period. If you need more than 1 hour's Wi-Fi, you can use our internet lounge.

Family Facilities

The parenting room, located next to the airport help desk, provides facilities, including change tables, microwave and toys, for all travellers to use free of charge. There are also change tables in most of the public toilets throughout the terminal.


Bag storage lockers are available in the baggage claim area, at a cost. Oversize items (such as skis) can be stored at the airport help desk for a fee.


There are two lounges at Queenstown airport. The Air New Zealand Lounge is for Koru and Star Alliance Gold members. The Manaia lounge is available for qualifying Jetstar/Qantas and Virgin Australia members. 

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