Fog Disrupts Traffic at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport –

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Addis Ababa, July 12, 2022 (Walta) – The Ethiopian government announced the possibility of a new airport in Addis Ababa on Monday (July 11) after the thick fog had disrupted traffic at the airport according to African News.

No details were available on the extent of the disruption and the number of delayed, diverted, or canceled flights, with the Civil Aviation Authority referring to Ethiopian Airlines and the airline referring to its website.

On its website, the company states that “due to fog at Addis Ababa International Airport, departures and arrivals are delayed” without further details.

Many flights due to land in the morning were diverted to neighboring airports in Ethiopia or the region and several of them were able to reach Addis Ababa from there or took off again at midday towards the Ethiopian capital, according to the specialized site FlightRadar24.

Take-offs also resumed in the late morning, but domestic and international flights are running several hours behind schedule, according to the same website.

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