Flights to Auckland held up by suspected drone activity

Section
Auckland,
Publish Date
Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 7:33p.m.

Drone activity around Auckland Airport caused flights to circle above the country's biggest airport this evening.

Passengers on board a flight from Wellington were told over the intercom a drone was flying around the airport.

Flights from Wellington, Taupo, Brisbane and Queenstown were all circling the airport, waiting to land.

A spokesperson said there had not been a confirmed sighting of a drone and all flights were due to land on time.

 

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