Auckland Airport evacuation: Normal operations to resume

The domestic terminal at Auckland Airport was evacuated. Photo / File photo
The domestic terminal at Auckland Airport was evacuated. Photo / File photo

Normal operations are set to resume at Auckland Airport after a ceiling leak forced a complete evacuation of the domestic terminal.

The water leak, which happened at the regional end of the terminal, happened about 11.45am today.

Auckland Airport media spokesman Richard Llewellyn said the terminal was evacuated as a precaution while emergency services and plumbers checked the problem out.

"There has only been a five to 10-minute delay on four or five flights" Mr Llewellyn said.

He said the terminal would be open before 1.30pm.

It was not yet known what caused the leak but experts on the scene were working on it, he said.

- nzherald.co.nz

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