Auckland Airport to reopen at midday

Auckland Airport to reopen at midday
Passengers wade through the floodwaters at Auckland Airport. (Image: NZME)
Auckland Airport's domestic terminal is expected to reopen at midday after massive flooding and Air New Zealand said it is working through “significant” flight disruptions and flow-on effects.The earliest the international terminal would open for departing flights is 5:00 pm, aside from three aircraft currently on the gate, Auckland Airport said.  It underscored the timing is an estimate and final timings will be confirmed after 1:00 pm.A seven-day statement of emergency was declared late Friday after torrential rain. &ldqu...

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