Gwadar airport closed for all flights

By: News Desk      Published: 11:07 PM, 5 Jan, 2022
Gwadar airport closed for all flights

The Gwadar International Airport has been temporarily closed for all kinds of incoming and outgoing flights due to torrential rain and flooding of the airside, reported 24NewsHd TV Channel Wednesday.

A NOTAM (notice to airmen) was issued by the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) in this regard.

According to the CAA, the airport will remain closed till January 6 as the apron and taxiway were completely flooded.

The CAA spokesperson said the drainage of rainwater from Gwadar Airport was underway.

Balochistan’s 17 cities received 445mm rain in aggregate within 24 hours, Pakistan’s Met Office said in a report on Wednesday. Pasni received maximum rainfall in Balochistan during the ongoing wet spell, according to the figures released by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

Balochistan’s coastal belt as well as Turbat and other areas received heavy rainfall. Rainwater entered in houses in southern part of the port city of Gwadar.

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