Smoke Suspends Flights

Tue, May 14th 2024, 11:32 AM

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Inbound and outbound flights at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA)  have been suspended as smoke from the fire on Coral Harbour Road has resulted in poor visibility. Officials have advised that another update will be given at 2 p.m and travelers should expect delays. The smoke is also reportedly impacting air traffic control officers who manage the airspace for LPIA.

"Members of the public who are traveling today should anticipate flight delays over the course of the day. Persons are encouraged to contact their airlines directly for flight updates," officials said. The fire began on Monday afternoon and fire crew dispatched worked throughout the night to contain the blaze.

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