Pick up and drop off zone
There’s no need to rush in and out of the airport - we offer 20 minutes’ free public parking in the designated pick up/drop off zone so come in, grab a coffee, a bite to eat or do some shopping while you’re here!
All you need to do is take a ticket at the barrier arm when entering the carpark and park in the pick up/drop off zone located in first 5 rows of the public car park in front of the terminal building.
Trolley bays are located around the carparks and terminal building for your convenience.
If you’re parked for less than 20 minutes, there’s no need to validate your ticket – just insert it into barrier arm machine when exiting.
If you stay longer than 20 minutes, validate your ticket at the Paystation and insert it into the barrier arm machine when exiting.
Short term and Long term parking
The Main Public Carpark is located closest to the airport terminal. Starting Friday 14 October Queenstown Airport will embark on a significant expansion of the short and long term car parking facilities. Due for completion by 29 November, the staged expansion works will provide approximately 50 additional car parking spaces to meet customer needs – an increase of over 10%.
Please note that commercial vehicle activity is strictly prohibited in the Public Car Park. Short term carpark charges are:
Car Parking Fees
|Duration of Stay||Rate|
|Hourly rate thereafter||$1|
|1st day (24hrs)||$25|
Our Commercial Parks are a convenient option for companies wishing to operate at Queenstown Airport with passenger service vehicles less than 2.8m in height. To apply for access to our Commercial Parks, please email our Airport Information Desk on email@example.com and ask for the application form to be sent to you. Alternatively you can complete the Commercial Forms and email the completed and signed form to us. Once this has been processed, we will issue you with a security swipe card. Charges apply.
There are five P60 (Park 60 minutes) Mobility Parks within the Public Car Park. Short term carparking: There are three short-term parks located in the first row next to the pedestrian crossing. Long term carparking: There are an additional two car parks located on the right hand side of the exit lane of the Public Car Park.
Pick-up and drop-off: There are four P60 (Park 60 minutes) car parks located in front of the Public Car Park next to the Pay Station building.
Where to pay for parking
Car parking pay machines are located at the Pay Station next to the Bus Stop. The machines accept cash, EFTPOS and credit cards.
Parking can also be paid for at the Airport Information Desk located inside the terminal building.
Long term parking
|Duration of Stay||Rate|
|Hourly there after||$1|
|1st Day max||$25|
|2nd-6th Day||$7 / Day|
Queenstown Airport has a dedicated Coach Park area reserved almost exclusively for large coaches over 2.8m in height. The Coach Park area is situated conveniently at the front of the Terminal. Please note that overnight parking of coaches is not available at Queenstown Airport.
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