Ice on Rīga Airport's runways; flights may be delayed

Due to freezing rain, ice is rapidly forming on the runway of Rīga International Airport, the airport said on Twitter December 14. 

The captains of approaching aircraft have been informed of the conditions and decide on landing or going to alternate airports.

Airport services are working to ensure that the runway is maintained for safe traffic. At the same time, the airport calls for an understanding that flights may be delayed in such weather conditions.

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