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Operation At Delhi Airport Suspended Briefly Due To Dust Storm, Several Incoming Flights Diverted | Delhi News

Posted on April 20, 2019 by Karthik Aruna
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NEW DELHI: Flight operations at the Delhi International Airport were suspended briefly on Wednesday evening as a severe dust storm hit the city , airport officials said.
"The dust storm hit the Delhi airport at 6.39 pm today. The last flight arrival at the Delhi airport was 6.36 pm. The last departure at the airport was at 6.38 pm," the officials said.
Several flights were diverted to nearby cities due to the dust storm. GoAir flight G8 335 from Srinagar to New Delhi was diverted to Amritsar. According to airport officials, a total 27 flights were diverted from Delhi airport till 7.50 pm due to the dust storm.

Flight operations later resumed from 7.15 pm.
The dust storm led to a thick haze hanging over the national capital, affecting visibility.
(With inputs from agencies)