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19 Jun 2019 | 06:32 PM UTC

Hungary: Flight disruptions reported at Budapest Airport (BUD) June 19

Hungary News Alert

Severe flight disruptions reported at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) June 19 due to runway damage; flight operations reportedly resume after temporary suspension

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/21/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Budapest). COUNTRY/REGION Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport

Event

Numerous flight cancelations and delays have been reported at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) on the evening (local time) of Wednesday, June 19. Unconfirmed reports claim the airport's only active runway sustained damaged on Wednesday, leading to a temporary halt in all flight operations. The airport's second runway is currently inactive due to construction work.

Flight operations have reportedly resumed at BUD as of 20:00, subject to severe disruptions. Some inbound flights have reportedly been diverted to Bratislava (Slovakia) and Vienna (Austria). Lingering flight disruptions are to be expected at BUD over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals flying to or from BUD are advised to confirm their flight status prior to leaving for the airport and to contact their airline for more information.

 

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