Wellington airport now open after earthquake
Wellington airport now open after
The size of the earthquake this
evening meant the Airport needed to undertake a full runway
and navigational aid inspection as part of standard
The runway was inspected and cleared
for operation by 5.55pm with a number of aircraft being able
to operate shortly afterwards. All navigational aids were
inspected and cleared by 7.30pm. Some flights were cancelled
or delayed during this period.
Please check with airlines
or on the Wellington Airport website for the current status
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Mediaworks: Three to be sold or closed
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