CHC Airport Update
Christchurch International Airport will open for international flights at their revised scheduled times this afternoon. International check-in counters opened from midday. Some delays are expected.
“We are pleased to announce that our airport is now fully open,” said the Chief Executive of Christchurch Airport, Jim Boult. “Everything has been checked and cleared for safe operation. The runways are fine, the terminals are fine, and staff are on deck to help clear the backlog of passengers. In recognition of the extreme circumstances, all car parking is free today.”
The first international flight arrival is expected at 3.20pm.