1 Sep 2016

Christchurch flights grounded due to fog

10:28 am on 1 September 2016

Thick fog blanketing Christchurch airport has led to flights being cancelled and hundreds of passengers being delayed this morning.

A regional Air New Zealand plane grounded at Auckland Airport due to fog. 6 July 2016.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

At least 16 domestic arrival and departure flights have been delayed or cancelled. No international flights appeared to have been impacted.

The airport remains open and passengers are advised to check with their airline about the status of their flight.