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Fog causes cancellations, delays at Wellington Airport

Flights are being delayed or cancelled at Wellington Airport as heavy fog blankets the runways.

Low fog delays and cancels flights at Wellington Airport Tues 21st Jan 2020.  View of fog through Wellington Aiport windows.
File photo. Fog caused delays and cancellations on Tuesday morning. Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

Some flights can depart but most arrivals are not expected until later this morning when the fog is due to lift, the airport said.

Dozens of arrivals and departures have been delayed or cancelled according to the airport's website.

People flying out of Wellington are advised to check with their airlines or the airport's website.