Authorities temporarily closed Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) on Friday, December 28, after a military aircraft slid off the runway. No casualties were reported in the incident. Airport authorities claimed that flight operations would resume on Friday afternoon (local time). Residual flight disruptions (e.g. delays and cancelations) are to be expected at PHF over the coming hours.
Individuals flying via PHF are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for flight disruptions, refrain from traveling to the airport unless flight reservations are confirmed, and contact their airline for more information.
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