Basel airport resumes flights after heavy snow
AFP · 18 Jan 2013, 10:31
Published: 18 Jan 2013 10:31 GMT+01:00
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Authorities halted flights at 5pm on Thursday to clear the runway and had planned to resume traffic around 8.30pm.
But the snow continued to fall and they decided to halt traffic altogether.
Friday's first flight took off at 6.41am, and the first landing occurred at 5:09 am, according to the airport's website.
Further delays and cancellations were expected on Friday.