Flights from and to Dublin Airport are affected by a radar issue on Saturday morning. Flight operations have temporarily been halted.
The largest airport in Ireland announced on social media that an issue with the IAA (Irish Aviation Authority) air traffic radar system at Dublin Airport caused the temporary suspension of operations.
According to several reports, flights from/to Dublin Airport (DUB) are currently affected by a radar issue; no departures at the moment, some arriving flights are holding https://t.co/aCnCkKodhL pic.twitter.com/VwxkrHlg3Q
— International Flight Network (@FlightIntl) November 24, 2018
Arriving flights diverted to nearby airports, whereas departures were halted for approximately 1,5 hours. Delays are expected throughout the day.
In October, the Shannon air traffic control (ATC) centre experienced a radar system failure as well. Flights to and from most of Ireland’s airports were affected.
Nick Wenzel founded International Flight Network in 2016. He is the Social Media Manager and an Editor for IFN.news.