Queenstown (NZQN)

Aerodrome — Elev 1171
New Zealand
S045.01.16.000 E168.44.21.001
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Queenstown Airport, situated near the Fiordland National Park is New Zealand's best featured holiday and tourist destination. Extensive domestic traffic as well as VFR tourist flights (fixed-wing and helicopter) make a busy, and sometimes very conjested airspace. Extensive pre-flight preparation is essential before flying in and out of Queenstown airport.

VATNZ has compiled a PDF outlining some important details regarding the operation of this airspace for both pilots and controllers. Included is also some chart segments that are relevant to the area. You can find this docuement here.

There are also SID STAR files available from our downloads section, available here.

Current Weather

NZQN 092300Z 23005KT 190V250 45KM BKN060 14/08 Q1017 RMK AUTO VATSIM USE ONLY

Published 21 minutes ago

Airport Activity

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Standard ATC Positions

CallsignRadio Name / Freq / Voice Room / TypeFrequencyType
NZCH-S_CTR Christchurch Control
129.300
nzch-s_ctr
129.300
NZQN_APP Queenstown Approach
125.750
nzqn_app
125.750
NZQN_TWR Queenstown Tower
118.100
nzqn_twr
118.100
NZQN_GND Queenstown Ground
121.900
nzqn_gnd
121.900
NZQN_ATIS Queenstown ATIS
126.400
nzqn_atis
126.400
UNICOM NZZC UNICOM
122.800
unicom_nzzc
122.800

Event ATC Positions

This airport has additional control positions that are designated for use only during major events.
These non-standard positions must not be staffed unless specifically activated by the VATNZ Airspace Director as part of an official VATNZ event.
At all other times, controllers should use the designated Standard ATC Positions.

CallsignRadio Name / Freq / Voice Room / TypeFrequencyType
NZCH-D_CTR Christchurch Control
129.200
nzch-d_ctr
129.200
NZQN_DEL Queenstown Delivery
128.300
nzqn_del
128.300

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