LAHORE – Heavy fog once again caused problems for travelers as flight Operation at Allama Iqbal International Airport suspended due to heavy fog which caused lower visibility, PakistanTribe learnt from media reports.
Heavy fog caused the suspension of flights at Allama Iqbal International Airport. Airport authorities told that heavy fog reduced minimum visibility due to which they had to suspend flights.
Meteorological department said that this fog will continue for next couple of days.
It is pertinent to mention that last week runway of Allama Iqbal Airport was not functional as a plane due to crash landing was stuck in runway which blocked the way. During landing the excel rod of jet was broken due to which plane could not land properly and blocked the runway.
The crane which was pulling the plane also failed to pull as its rod was also broke in operation.
Airport authorities said that they will reopen the airport for flights as soon as possible.
Earlier, last week, in Karachi airport authorities of Jinnah International airport Karachi had suspended the flight operation at air port due to unfavorable weather conditions.
Dusty wind was blowing in Karachi due to which run way was not clear. Visibility level at run way was near to zero due to huge dust in wind.
In suspension of operation at airport a flight PK 600 was also diverted to Muscat as there was not favorable condition for landing.
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