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07 Jan 2020 | 03:14 PM UTC

Norway: Stavanger Airport (SVG) temporarily closes due to fire January 7

Stavanger Airport (SVG) closes due to fire in parking garage January 7; flight delays and cancelations to be expected through morning (local time) on January 8

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Event

Stavanger Airport (SVG) in Sola has reportedly temporarily closed on Tuesday, January 7, due to a fire in the airport's parking garage. There is concern that the parking garage may collapse. The airport is not expected to reopen until Wednesday morning (local time), January 8, at the earliest.

Flight delays and cancelations are to be expected at SVG over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals flying via Stavanger Airport (SVG) are advised to monitor developments, prepare for lingering flight disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.