Fog disrupts flight operations at IGI

Updated on Feb 22, 2011 09:50 AM IST

Dense fog disrupted flight operations at the IGI airport this morning leading to diversion of three flights.

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PTI | By, New Delhi

Dense fog disrupted flight operations at the IGI airport this morning leading to diversion of three flights.

"A number of flights got delayed while three flights were diverted to Jaipur, Lucknow and Ahmedabad as the fog descended on the airport last night," an airport official said.

Fog started to descend at around midnight and visibility become poor following which low visibility procedures were implemented.

The general visibility hovered around 50 metres. While the runway visibility at the main runway was between 500 and 200 metres, it was 150 to 175 metres at the new runway. Unlike previous years, February has this time witnessed many foggy days.

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