Final $5 departure tax paid

18:02, Sep 30 2012

The last customer paid the last $5 airport levy at Palmerston North Airport last night as the often-criticised tariff was abolished.

Vision Manawatu and Destination Manawatu welcomed the demise of the levy with Vision chief executive Elaine Reilly saying the purpose of the levy was outweighed by the perception.

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