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26 Dec 2019 | 02:47 AM UTC

France: Ajaccio Airport (Corsica) to remain closed December 26 /update 1

Ajaccio Airport remains closed due to flooded runway December 26; lingering flight delays possible over the coming days

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Event

Corsica's Ajaccio-Napoleon Bonaparte Airport (AJA) is expected to remain closed on Thursday, December 26, following the passage of Storm Fabien on December 21-22, which flooded the runway. It remains unclear when normal flight operations will resume. Flights continue to be diverted to Bastia-Poretta Airport (BIA) with a shuttle bus service put in place to link both cities.

Lingering flight delays are possible at AJA over the coming days.

Advice

Individuals traveling via AJA are advised to monitor local weather reports, prepare for flight disruptions, and contact their airline for more information.