Wellington Airport Paints Gigantic Rainbow Flag

Gearing up for the cities Pride festival next month, New Zealand’s Wellington Airport has painted a 3000-square-metre pride rainbow on the grass embankment at the end its runway.

“Wellington Airport is a sponsor of the ILGA conference and proud supporter of community events like the Wellington Pride Festival, which was a runner-up in the arts and culture category of the Wellington Airport Community Awards for 2018.”

An airport spokeswoman told website Stuff.

The temporary turf paint would last up to four weeks.

This coincides with the city hosting the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association (ILGA) world conference from March 18.

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester said the city wanted to show its pride in being “one of the most inclusive cities on the planet”.

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