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11 Dec 2019 | 07:45 AM UTC

UK: Flight disruptions reported at Liverpool Airport December 11

A flight incident prompts temporary closure of Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) as of December 11; all flights canceled or diverted

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Event

As of Wednesday, December 11, flight disruptions have been reported at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) after a private plane skidded off the runway in the morning (local time). The incident prompted the airport's closure until at least 17:00 (local time). As a result, several flights have been canceled, delayed, or diverted to Manchester Airport (MAN).

Lingering flight disruptions are expected at LPL when the airport reopens.

Advice

Individuals flying via LPL are advised to keep abreast of the situation, confirm the status of their flights prior to departure for the airport, and to contact their airline for additional information.