22 Dec 2023

Auckland Airport expects 63,000 flyers on busiest day of 2023

From Checkpoint, 5:07 pm on 22 December 2023

'Tis the season for reuniting with loved ones and traffic jams and airport queues.

It's the busiest day of the year for Auckland Airport, with 63,000 people expected to arrive or leave on flights.

Almost 18,000 travellers are taking off to international destinations.

Emma Stanford was at the gate.