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UK: London City Airport briefly evacuated due to fire alarm May 16

London City Airport (LCY) temporarily evacuated after false fire alarm May 16; residual flight delays expected in the coming hours

16 May 07:36 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 5/16/2018, 12:00 AM until 5/16/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London City Airport (LCY)

Event

London City Airport (LCY) was briefly evacuated following a fire alarm activation on the evening of Wednesday, May 16 (local time). According to LCY, flight service resumed at 19:20 after determining it was a false alarm and some travelers were still in the process of passing through security and reentering the airport as of 20:03. Residual flight delays are expected in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals planning on flying from, to, or through LCY are advised to monitor developments to the situation, confirm travel reservations, and contact their airline for more information.

 

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