Long Term Parking Information for Wed 24 May to Fri 26 May, 2017

As the Stage 4 works to improve vehicle flow at the airport continue, please be advised that the entrance to the long term car park will temporarily be closed for a short period twice this week.
This is to enable works at the new car park entrance to take place.
We appreciate your understanding during the works. Please find details below
Long Term Car Park – Temporary closures to new vehicles entering the long term car park
·         Entry access will be closed from 8pm Wednesday 24 May until the afternoon of Thursday 25 May
·         Entry access will be closed all day on Friday 26 May 2017
During this time, no entry to the long term car park will be permitted. Exit will still operate as normal but please follow directions given by the Downer team on site.

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. 

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
0-20 min Free
21-60 $4
61-120 min $7
121-180 $10
Hourly rate thereafter $1
1st day (24hrs) $25
2 days $45
3 days $65
4 days $75
 5 days $75
 6 days $75
 7 days  $75
 8 days  $95
 9 days $115
 10 days $135
 11 days $150
 12 days $150
 13 days $150

Commercial parking

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 infodesk@queenstownairport.co.nz 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.



Mobility parking

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 StayRate
0-20 min Free
21-60 min   $4
61-120 min $7
121-180 min $10
Hourly there after  $1
1st Day max $25
2nd-6th Day $7 / Day
Weekly max $60


Coach parking

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.

Parking Map

Parking map

Download the PDF version here