Auckland Airport has announced today that it will be reducing the operating length of its runway for the next eight weeks to enable maintenance work to be undertaken on a neighbouring taxiway.
Pacific Blue currently fly from Wellington to Auckland three times daily and Wellington to Christchurch two times daily, which is around 12% of Wellington’s air traffic on these routes.
The pilot walked away unhurt from his WWII Spitfire when it crashed just before noon today at Ardmore Airport in Papakura. The crashed Spirfire is one of the two working in New Zealand.
The Auckland Gliding Club is holding its annual gliding competition from Saturday 9th Jan to Sunday 16th Jan 2010.
It was another perfect day for flying around the country. Today’s destination is Tauranga. With blue skies and light winds above my pilot and I prepared the aircraft for the flight.