The Skardu air facility, positioned at 7,500 toes above the ocean stage, is among the world’s highest airports.
In response to particulars, the runway of Skardu Airport was closed because of heavy snowfall which has now been cleared by the CAA authorities. The airport turned totally operational for the touchdown and take-off of plane.
The airport administration stated that the runway and higher apron areas had been fully closed because of 6 inches of snow on the airport, which have been cleared in eight hours.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is engaged on an emergency foundation at and round Skardu Airport.
CAA employees cleared the runway with tractors. The administration added that the airways might function the flight relying on the climate situations.
Earlier, the CAA in its press notice stated the clean-up operation continued all through the night time and the snow was faraway from one runway, having 8,000 toes in size, whereas the clearance work on the second runway of 12,000 toes size was in progress.
The native administration was additionally serving to the CAA in clearing the airfield to renew the common flight operation on the earliest.