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This afternoon, the High Court released the judgement in relation to the judicial review of QLDC’s leasing of Wānaka Airport to QAC. See our media release, complete with link to the...

The Queenstown Lakes District Council and Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) have lost a High Court judicial review that means control of Wanaka Airport will be taken off QAC – and airport expansion will be...

Controversial plans to turn Wānaka’s community airport into one narrow body jet airplanes could use has been dealt a major blow in the High Court this afternoon. The planned project, which...

The High Court has cancelled a 100-year lease over Wānaka Airport that Queenstown Lakes District Council granted to the Queenstown Airport Corporation, saying it was unlawful. But a request by residents to seek an order...

Queenstown Airport chief executive Colin Keel has resigned after five turbulent years. During his time in the role the airport has lurched from massive growth issues to being completely shut down in...

A £150m proposal to redevelop Leeds Bradford Airport has been delayed to allow Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick more time to consider it. Plans to demolish existing buildings and build a new...

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...

Can you spare an hour? For the sake of our future? With that small investment in time, you’ll make an invaluable contribution to Aotearoa’s response to the climate crisis. You can...