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Flight operations remain suspended at Srinagar Airport

No Flight Operations Took Place Today As Well As The Visibility Was Very Poor, Director, Airports Authority Of India (AII), Srinagar Airport, Sharad Kumar Told PTI

PTI | Updated on: 13 Dec 2017, 04:35:08 PM
Flight operations remain suspended at Srinagar Airport

New Delhi :

Air traffic at Srinagar Airport remained affected for the sixth consecutive day today as no flight could operate due to poor visibility. The condition at the airport is the same.

No flight operations took place today as well as the visibility was very poor, Director, Airports Authority of India (AII), Srinagar Airport, Sharad Kumar told PTI

Kumar said the visibility at the runway was only 800 metres leading to cancellation of all flights for the day.

The visibility has not improved much.

While the requirement (for landing and take-off) is 1.3 kilometre, the visibility today was only about 800 metres.

So all the flights for the day have been cancelled, he said.

It was for the sixth consecutive day that the flight operations were affected at the airport.

The flight operations were first affected in the afternoon on Thursday.

The next day no flights operated from the airport.

On Saturday, the air traffic resumed partially as only two flights landed at the airport which then took off.

No flight operations took place at the airport on Sunday as well as yesterday.

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First Published : 13 Dec 2017, 04:12:40 PM

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