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If the question is “how will aircraft land at Tarras Airport in the fog?”, then the answer seems to be Honeywell SmartPath. A number of people have raised the fog issue...

A Tarras residents lobby group has obtained official emails that show Christchurch airport concerns over further “jet capable airport infrastructure” being built by “another party” in the Central Otago region. The emails...

Plans for a new airport at Tarras just don’t stack up, writes Queenstown Lakes mayor Jim Boult. Opinion: Like many others, I was surprised to learn of Christchurch International Airport’s (CIAL)...

Letter to the Editor I wish to point out an issue with Bruce Munro’s otherwise excellent article, “Tarras International Airport — genius or madness?” (ODT, 8.8.20) about the proposed airport near...

Below is the update we sent our members yesterday. [Letter on Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc letterhead, sent at 12:59 pm yesterday] High Court hearing date confirmed, and our reaction to Tarras International Airport...

Crux Managing Editor Peter Newport reports from Tarras. Christchurch airport did their best to keep the stealthy purchase of large blocks of land near Tarras a secret, but the plan was...

Christchurch Airport has just unveiled a ”new long-term proposal” for a new airport in the Tarras region. In a statement a short time ago, it said it is about to begin discussions on...

The question as to the source of cash for the Queenstown Airport Corporation’s purchase of Lot 6 remains a mystery. The land near the main runway changed hands legally last November following...

“The worst year in the history of aviation” is how the International Air Transport Association (IATA) describes 2020. The global airline-industry body expects carriers’ revenues to fall by half and debt...

An unseemly tussle is underway between a QLDC Councillor, the council itself and their airport impact study consultants Martin Jenkins (MJ). The council paid MJ over $200,000 for the controversial study...