Srinagar Nov 22 :Due to heavy fog Flight operations to and from Srinagar international airport were adversely affected for the third consecutive day on Tuesday
“Two morning flights and six afternoon flights have been cancelled today (Tuesday), a few Srinagar bound flights those have already landed at Jammu airport have, however, been asked to wait for clearance to take off for Srinagar depending on improvement in visibility,” an airport official told media.
Morning visibility was obsserved only 600 metres at the airport.
Flight operations at the Srinagar airport were first striked on last Thursday. Air traffic has since remained partially suspended, with the exception of two flights landing as well as taking off on Saturday.
The airport was inbuilt with an instrument landing system (ILS), but sources said the same needs upgradation to ensure flight operations while poor visibility.