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16 Oct 2019 | 08:17 PM UTC

Germany: Hamburg Airport (HAM) shut down due to discovery of WWII-era bomb October 16

Germany News Alert

Authorities shut down Hamburg Airport (HAM) after discovery of WWII-era bomb October 16; associated flight disruptions expected over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/17/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Hamburg Airport (HAM)

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Event

Authorities have ordered the closure of Hamburg Airport (HAM) on Wednesday, October 16, due to the discovery of an unexploded WWII-era bomb. All outbound and inbound flights have been grounded. The expected duration of the shutdown is indeterminate as of Wednesday evening (local time).

Flight disruptions, including delays and cancelations, are to be expected at HAM over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals traveling via HAM are advised to monitor the situation and confirm flight reservations with their airlines.

 

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