South Korea suspends flight departures upon military request: Official

The suspension began at 1:08 pm local time at Gimpo and at 1:22 pm at Incheon, with authorities not yet providing further details on the interruption

By Reuters

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Published: Mon 26 Dec 2022, 11:47 AM

South Korea suspended flight departures from its Incheon and Gimpo airports on Monday following a request from the military, a transport ministry official said.

The suspension began at 1:08 pm (0408 GMT) at Gimpo and at 1:22 pm at Incheon, and lasted for about an hour before flight departures resumed at around 2:10 pm, the ministry official told Reuters.


The official did not provide further details on the suspension.

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