Queenstown Airport

Queenstown AirportOpens external site in a new window (ZQN) is located in Frankton, Otago, New Zealand, and serves the resort town of Queenstown. The airport is 8 km (5.0 mi) from the Queenstown CBD. 

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Both Qantas domestic and international services operate from this airport.

Qantas flights QF1 to QF399 are international services.



Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.


Check-in is located on the ground floor of the departure hall.

For international departures, check-in at least two hours before departure. Have your passport and airline tickets ready. Remember to ensure all sharp objects have been placed in your suitcase. Sharp objects are not permitted within hand luggage and will be confiscated by Aviation Security at the Security checkpoint.

For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.

Online check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online check-in is open from 24 hours to two hours before departure for international flights.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.



Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall on the ground floor. 

Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage services counter is located in the arrivals hall and is handled by Air New Zealand.

Phone: +64 (3) 4414 880

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.


Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Queenstown Associated Lounge.


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Lists the transport options for getting to and from Queenstown airport.
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 15 minute drive from the city.
Visit Queenstown AirportOpens external site in a new window for current car parking rates. 
Taxis Approximately NZ$25 one way to Queenstown CBD.
Buses ConnectabusOpens external site operate from Queenstown airport to Queenstown one way from ND$12 per adult and NZ$5.50 per child.
Car hire Visit our cars section to make a booking.

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Important information

Information correct as of June 2017. Times and prices are a guide only.