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Local stakeholders have reacted to a statement by Christchurch International Airport Ltd (CIAL) that Wanaka Airport could not operate alongside an airport in Tarras. CIAL project director Michael Singleton made the...

A complete plan for the proposed Tarras airport could be up to three years away, says Christchurch International Airport Limited. CIAL gave its second public update on the proposal to the...

Queenstown Airport is forecasting a return to pre-pandemic passenger numbers by 2024. Queenstown Airport Corporation’s (QAC) statement of intent will go before the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) on Thursday. More...

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The Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) is hailing the “clear, unequivocal and united” opposition of the town’s district councillors to the development of more jet-capable airports in the region. The group, which...

Wānaka’s three local councillors have expressed a united view on the future of Wānaka Airport. Statements from Councillors Calum Macleod, Niamh Shaw and Quentin Smith sent to Wānaka Stakeholders Group (WSG)...

The Wānaka community has written to the Prime Minister, Ministers and MPs today, calling on them to answer key questions about significant jet airports proposed at Wānaka and Tarras. The letter,...

The national airline’s chief environmental advisor supports price hikes which would put some people off flying here and curb “thoughtless, heedless tourism”, David Williams reports Hiking the price of international flights...

Academics write to Robert Jenrick predicting dire consequences for climate crisis if plans go ahead. Leading international climate scientists are among more than 200 academics who have written to the government...

Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) has written to the prime minister, as well as various ministers and MPs, demanding answers to questions about the future of Wanaka Airport and a proposed airport...