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Update from Christchurch Airport

Tuesday 26 July 2011, 2:18PM
By Christchurch International Airport Limited
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CHRISTCHURCH

<p>Following a snowstorm and severe ice overnight, Christchurch Airport is gradually returning to normal operations.<br /> <br /> All international flights are now operating on a normal schedule.<br /> <br /> The domestic jet gates are all open, and many domestic flights are operating.<br /> <br /> Airport staff are now working to remove ice from around the regional gates.<br /> <br /> It&#39;s expected that flight operations will be back to normal by the end of the afternoon.<br /> <br /> Travellers are asked to check with their airlines before coming to the airport. Roads in Christchurch are icy, so motorists are advised to take extreme care.</p>