October 31, 2017      14:31

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Flights unaffected by dusty weather, Kuwait DGCA

Kuwait dusty weather 2017




Kuwait, Oct 31 (KUNA) - Navigation via Kuwait International Airport is proceeding regularly despite the current dusty weather, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced early on Tuesday.

The DGCA said in a statement to KUNA that present visibility is in the range of 800 meters.

Flights to and from the airport have not been affected with the current weather conditions, the department said.

Aircraft are allowed, by regulations, to land or take off at a visibility level ranging between 300 to 500 meters.

Kuwait is currently affected with low horizontal visibility, due to hanging dust, reaching 1,000 meters in some regions.

Source: KUNA [Link]


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