Queenstown Airport records highest financial result in FY2016/17

23 August, 2017

Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) announced (23-Aug-2017) a record highest financial result in FY2016/17 ended attributed by sustained passenger growth, expanded after dark services, infrastructure upgrades and improved returns from commercial activities. QAC also reported the "airport community" doubled within the 12 month period, growing from 350 people to 700 as most of the 60 businesses moved to double shift operations. QAC board chairman John Gilks stated: "The move to after dark flights has created many local employment opportunities, both at the airport and for those who supply support services. [more - original PR]