Auckland airport second runway pushed out to 2041

Auckland airport second runway pushed out to 2041
Auckland International Airport chief executive Carrie Hurihanganui. (Image: AIA)
Pattrick Smellie
Auckland International Airport has signalled it will not need a second runway until the fifth decade of this century, with a target date for completion now stretched out to 2041.Before the covid-19 pandemic, the airport had discussed completing a second runway at its Māngere site by 2028.But in a briefing for investment analysts, airport executives outlined how post-pandemic forecasts suggested international aircraft movements wouldn’t return to 2018 levels until some time in the 2026 financial year, pushing the theoretical completion dat...

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