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ZQN Airport Monthly Passenger Update – DECEMBER 2015

By Nina Jensen

Queenstown Airport set new records for its busiest week and month in December, show new figures. Double digit growth across domestic and international passengers saw total numbers increasing 21.7% to 156,636. It was the strongest year-on-year growth for domestic passengers, up 20% on Dec 2014. Load factors on the Auckland-Queenstown route were high, over 90% despite of a combined airline capacity increase of 22% on the route. In addition, over a 12 month period Queenstown Airport welcomed 1.5 million passengers for the first time. International passenger volumes increased 27% year-on-year, following 19% growth across all international routes.

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