Christchurch airport advances Tarras dreams

Christchurch airport advances Tarras dreams
A concept image of the proposed Tarras airport in Central Otago. (Image: CIAL)
Oliver Lewis
Christchurch International Airport has released its preferred runway alignment for a possible future airport in Central Otago.The airport has acquired 800 hectares in the small farming community of Tarras, spending at least $45 million on acquisitions for a project that has faced stiff opposition.On Tuesday, the same day it released its financial results, Christchurch International Airport (CIAL) released new details about the project, including identifying a runway aligned between Lindis Valley to the northeast and Lake Dunstan Valley to...

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