An Air New Zealand 777-200 in Los Angeles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Auckland Airport Completes Runway Maintenance Amid Pandemic

Auckland Airport has finished its runway maintenance project, allowing the runway to return to its full length, the airport said in a press release. Earlier this year, the airport was forced to close its runway twice after faults appeared. The incidents took place on Jan. 24 and Feb. 6, and the airport was closed for 43 and 68 minutes respectively. Auckland Airport shortened its runway by 1.1 km during the construction and carried implemented a displaced threshold. According to the…