Latest volcano update - Ireland and UK - 16 May
Sunday 16, May 2010
The Irish Aviation Authority has been forced to introduce restrictions at Irish airports. Parts of Northern Ireland airpsace is closed. Restrictions apply to Belfast International, Belfast Harbour & Ronalsdway (Isle of Man) airports from 0700 (local) until 1300 on Sunday 16 May.
The Irish Authorities have also advised of restrictions on airfields in north west Ireland from 0700 (local).
Dublin Open until 1900hrs local today
Cork Open until 0100hrs local Monday 17th
Shannon Open until 2300hrs local today
Donegal Remains closed
Sligo Remains closed
Ireland West (Knock) Remains closed
Galway Open until 1400hrs local today
Kerry Open until 0100hrs local Monday 17th
Waterford Open until 2300hrs local today
North Atlantic overflights through Irish-controlled airspace remain unaffected.
Due to continuing volcanic activity in Iceland and prevailing weather conditions, there is a risk of UK airspace closures between Sunday 16 May and Tuesday 18 May. However these predictions remain fluid and subject to change.
Air passengers are advised to contact their airlines for the latest information and updates before travelling.
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