Due to the rapid formation of ice, the airport's runway was closed until 11:00, the airport said. At 11:00 the runway was opened again.
Riga Airport runway operation has been restored from 11.00. We encourage passengers who have a scheduled flight today to check the status of their flight with the airlines or call the airport Info Center: 1817 (charged calls from Latvia) or +371 29311817 (calls from abroad).— Riga Airport (@riga_airport) December 12, 2022
Rīga airport asks that passengers who are scheduled to fly from or to Rīga today follow information on their flight on www.riga-airport.com or contact the airline.
🌨️ Weather conditions affect flight schedules in Europe and Baltic region. Therefore, delays and cancellations of flights are expected today. We invite passengers to follow the information of their flights on the website https://t.co/lutlw37qPT and to contact your airline. pic.twitter.com/Y2pn5Uqx3u— Riga Airport (@riga_airport) December 12, 2022
Road travel is also difficult on all main roads of the country and even more so on regional roads, particularly A10 between Kūdra and Tukums, and Strazde and Usma. Due to the poor driving conditions, free 'blizzard tickets' for drivers have been introduced in Rīga public transport.