Air traffic Resumes at Srinagar Airport

JAN 24: Air traffic was on Sunday resumed at the Srinagar International Airport (SIA) after remaining suspended on Saturday due to fresh snowfall and poor visibility.

However, a number of morning flights were delayed due to snow clearance operation on the runway.

Officials said all incoming and outgoing flights at SIA were cancelled due to poor visibility and snowfall yesterday.
They said snow clearance operation was launched on the runway was launched this morning.

Officials said after the snow clearance operation was over and visibility was good flights were allowed to land at the airport.

This was the second time air traffic was affected at Srinagar airport this month.
All incoming and outgoing flights were cancelled for four days due to snow and poor visibility from January 3.
The issue of cancellation of air traffic and steep increase in airfare, particularly when Srinagar-Jammu highway remains closed, was taken by stakeholders with the 31-member Parliamentary Standing Committee (PSC) on January 21. The PSC was on a three-day visit to Kashmir valley.