QLDC rejects airport expansion plan as residents attack [Crux, 26/08/19]

Wave after wave of impassioned public submissions have once more left the Queenstown Lakes District Council in no doubt that there is little appetite for our airports to get much bigger.

The occasion was an Extraordinary Meeting of the council and the main topic on the agenda was whether to accept a revised Statement of Intent (SOI) from the Queenstown Airport Corporation. Many councillors observed today that the SOI had changed little from the original version and sent mixed messages around growth and sustainability…

Read the full Crux article here.

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