Car rental - Queenstown, Queenstown Airport (ZQN)
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Get your rental car at Queenstown Airport! Then drive to the city, park outside the center, and walk around to appreciate the laid-back atmosphere. The mountain scenery at nearby Lake Wakatipu is truly beautiful. And people often describe the drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy as one of the most breathtaking in the world, so don’t hesitate to hop in your rental and go—it’s only about an hour away.
Queenstown is all about active fun and recreation—there’s lots to do, like hiking in the mountains, bungee jumping, riding a jet boat, river, and parapenting. You can even go skiing and snowboarding!
Queenstown is a great place to visit, but New Zealand has even more to offer, so why not get a longer term car rental? Take a day trip to Christchurch, head south and get as close to Antarctica as you can without actually going there, or drive your rental north and take a ferry to North Island. You can even pick up your car at Queenstown Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure now!
The three streets around Queenstown Airport—Lucas Place, Tex Smith Lane, and Sir Henry Wigley Drive—are all named after legendary New Zealand pilots.
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Queenstown Airport (ZQN)
- IATA: ZQN
- ICAO: NZQN
- Airport name: Queenstown Airport (ZQN)
- Airport type: Public / Civil
- Airport Size: Medium Airport
- Elevation AMSL: 357 m / 1171 ft
- Runway Surface: Bitumen
- Aircraft movements (per year): 41,769
- Passengers (per year): 1,409,663
- Distance from City: 4.3 miles / 7 km E of town
- Airport Hours:
- Phone: +64 3 450 9031
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