All flights have been suspended at Benghazi's Benina International Airport (BEN) on Wednesday, October 9, due to sudden cracks in the main runway. Emergency maintenance is ongoing and airport officials announced that flights would be suspended until 08:00 (local time) on Thursday, October 10, when the airport is expected to reopen.
Flight disruptions, including delays and cancelations, are expected at BEN over the coming hours.
Individuals traveling via BEN are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate flight delays and cancelations, and confirm flight reservations.
The security environment in Libya remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.
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