Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport halts flights amid rocket attacks

Photo: © Chris Hoare

Flight operations at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport in Israel were suspended for a short period of time due to rocket attacks.

On Tuesday evening, the airport was temporarily evacuated and closed for passengers as alarm sirens were activated following attempted rocket attacks on the area.

Flights inbound to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) were holding and diverting. Arrivals have resumed at around 10:10 pm local time.