Night operations by Air New Zealand have commenced at Queenstown ( NZQN) but currently they are the only operator approved by the NZ CAA  to carry out night arrivals or departures.

QANTAS and JETSTAR are expected to follow shortly.

All the night procedures for Queenstown ( NZQN ) are RNP ( AR ) Approval Required and require specially trained and certified crews.

Night operations by private or corporate jet operators are not approved and remain limited to daylight operations only.

It is recommended that operators plan on operating at Queenstown during winter months to schedule their ops to arrive or depart  30 minutes  prior to Civil Evening Twilight for the date of flight as published in the NZ AIP.

We can forward these times upon enquiry.