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03 Feb 2020 | 07:27 AM UTC

Spain: Operations temporarily suspended at Madrid-Barajas airport February 3

Madrid-Barajas airport (MAD) temporarily suspends operations due to the presence of drones February 3; confirm flight status

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Event

The body in charge of airport management in Spain, ENAIRE, announced on Monday, February 3, the temporary closure of Madrid-Barajas airport (MAD) due to the presence of drones in the vicinity of the airport.

All landings and takeoff have been suspended at the airport until at least 14:40 (local time).

Lingering flight disruptions (e.g. delays and cancelations) are to be expected at MAD over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals traveling to and from Madrid-Bajaras are advised to confirm the status of their flights and to contact the airline for further details.