Sweden to open 'almost all' airspace
AFP/The Local · 21 Apr 2010, 12:09
Published: 21 Apr 2010 12:09 GMT+02:00
- Malmö airspace opens as Stockholm stays closed (21 Apr 10)
- Stockholm Skavsta set to reopen (20 Apr 10)
- Southern Sweden faces airspace shutdown (19 Apr 10)
"According to the forecast, most of Swedish airspace will be opened during the day (Wednesday)," LFV said in a statement.
Wednesday morning, Swedish airspace in the north was open, and LFV said Gothenburg and the entire south of the country, up to the regional Stockholm-Skavsta airport, 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of the Swedish capital, would be reopened to air traffic by 2pm.
The rest of Sweden, including the other Stockholm airports, in Bromma and the international Arlanda airport, were expected to open at 4pm, with only small pockets of airspace remaining closed to the west of the capital, it added.