Queenstown Airport Guide to Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

Queenstown Airport Terminal map

Queenstown Airport has a single passenger terminal which hosts both domestic and international flights.

The airport was first opened in 1935, but it wasn’t until 1950 that the first commercial services were served; the first route was between Queenstown and Dunedin.

Since 1990, the terminal underwent several upgrading works in order to be able to handle the increasing passenger numbers.


Queenstown Airport terminal is distributed into two levels as follows:

Ground level: This is the main level of the terminal. The airport premises are split into the domestic and the international facilities. Facing the main terminal, you can find the taxi ranks, the drop off and pick up zones, the Public Bus Stop and Pay Station, the Super Shuttle Pick Up and Drop Off and the parking lots. Within the domestic premises, you can find the ground transportation options (car rental booths).

Domestic facilities: Domestic baggage collection, Domestic Arrivals, Check-in counters and boarding gate 1. Once clearing the passenger screening, you are able to access to the Domestic Departure Gate Lounges and board to gates 2, 3, 4 and 5.

International facilities: Outbound Immigration, International Arrivals, Biosecurity Processing, Inbound Immigration, International Baggage Collection, International Departure Gate Lounges, boarding gates 6, 7, 8 and 9, Domestic and International Baggage Collection and International Meet & Greet.

First level: This is the Mezzanine level. It was built in order to host jet bridges in the near future. Find in this level both airport lounges (Koru and Manaia Lounges). Services available: toilets. The Mezzanine level is part of the international facilities.


Find the following airlines serving Queenstown Airport:

Air New Zealand: +64 3 442 2670
JetStar: +64 0800 800 995
Qantas Airways: +64 0800 808 767
Virgin Australia: +64 0800 67 0000


See below the available services in Queenstown Airport terminal:

- Rental Car Park
- Car rental booths
- Coach Park
- Lockers
- Transfers zone
- Air NZ Service Desk
- Retail concessions
- ATMs
- Toilets
- Water fountain
- Public carpark
- Public phone
- Parenting room
- Oversized Baggage Area
- Baggage service
- Police Station
- Information desk
- Administration Office
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Disabled toilets
- Lost & found
- Biosecurity
- Food and drink concessions
- Security Check
- Security Screening
- Currency exchange
- Internet kiosks
- Post box
- Bookshop
- Meeting Rooms
- Duty free shops
- First Aid room