Auckland fog: Flights cancelled again

CHARLES ANDERSON
Last updated 08:25 19/07/2012

Relevant offers

Travel Troubles

Tug problem sees ship cruise away Stowaway mouse found at Auckland airport New York hotel upset over rooms for homeless Flight diverted to LAX after medical emergency Prague's Lennon Wall painted white Passenger stuck with $1475 wi-fi bill Satellite photo shows Alaskan volcano's huge ash plume French tourist arrested for scaling Brooklyn Bridge Cruise that saw outbreak ends in LA Airplanes warned to avoid Alaska volcano airspace

Dozens of flights to and from Auckland Airport have been cancelled or delayed due to fog over the city.


* has the fog affected your travel? Email us at newstips@stuff.co.nz


An airport spokeswoman said while jet operations were continuing as usual, some regional flights were affected.

Flights from Hamilton, Whangarei, New Plymouth, Whakatane, Napier and Nelson were either delayed or cancelled.

MetService forecaster Daniel Corbett said the the fog should not last long and the sun was already dispersing it.

"It looks pretty thin. Give it an hour or two and we will have a decent day."

Earlier this month Auckland's worst fog in 20 years disrupted the plans of thousands of airline passengers travelling through Auckland Airport over a two-day period.

More than 100 flights were affected on a single day.

Airport monitors show today's fog is not as thick as it was earlier this month.

A spokeswoman said anyone travelling through Auckland today should check flight information first.

Ad Feedback

- Auckland Now

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content