Auckland Airport fog restrictions lifted

Last updated 11:35 14/07/2014
Auckland Airport fog
ANYBODY OUT THERE?: Fog still lingers at Auckland Airport.

Relevant offers

Travel Troubles

Live Siamese fighting fish netted at the border Severe turbulence injures 32 on Etihad flight to Indonesia Allegiant passenger describes 'terrifying' emergency landing Air New Zealand denies woman from boarding heavy Tongan flight Air New Zealand passenger scare when flight from Invercargill diverted for refueling 'Drunk and stoned' Qantas pilot loses bid to fly again Berlin, Germany: Helium balloon tourists alarmed by winds Passenger has $372,000 worth of cash and valuables stolen on Emirates flight Pilots share the scariest things they don't tell the passengers about New security at Brussels Airport causes delays, missed flights

Sixty-three domestic flights in and out of Auckland were cancelled today because of thick fog, Auckland airport says.

An airport spokesman said fog restrictions imposed last night were lifted at 11.25 am and while there were cancelled flights, early this afternoon another 11 domestic flights were delayed.


Do you have photos of the fog? Send them to newstips@stuff.co.nz


Two international flights were diverted.

A China Southern flight from Guangzhou due at 6am was diverted to Christchurch and finally landed in Auckland at 12.46pm.

A private plane from Melbourne was diverted to Wellington.

Although the fog was expected to lift, parts of Auckland were still shrouded in it.

"There's a lot of low-level moisture," Metservice duty forecaster Philippa Murdoch said

"We've had a lot of cool temperature and light winds condense to fogs."

The fog was expected to completely clear this afternoon.

The fog also delayed ferry services on the Waitemata Harbour.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content