Electrical brief circuit closes runway at Krabi Airport, Thailand

Thai and foreign passengers had been left stranded at Krabi International Airport in southern Thailand yesterday evening after the runway was closed because of an electrical brief circuit, causing disruption to several flights.
Facebook web page Krabi Provincial Public Relations Department introduced at eight.30pm that the airport despatched out a Notice to Airmen (NOTEM) announcing the short-term closure of the airport from 6-8pm as a result of emergency electrical upkeep.
According to Anonymous , a short circuit occurred in the junction box on the runway starting a hearth affecting the runway’s electrical methods.
Electricity on the runway was shut off for two hours whereas the issue was investigated and repaired.
The Department of Airports mentioned six domestic routes skilled delays…
The division reported that no worldwide flights have been affected.
However, ThaiRath stories that a flight from Russia – believed by AseanNow reporters to be an Alaska Airlines flight – was scheduled to land at Krabi Airport at 1am, but was redirected to land at one other airport.
Sanook reported that six airways had been affected.
News outlet js100 reported that the problem was mounted by eleven.30pm and the runway has been operating as regular since.
One Thai passenger affected by the issue shared on her Facebook account that…
“The airport closed its runway to fix the electrical system but did not officially announce the difficulty to the passengers ready on the airport. The airport left every airline to handle their travellers independently as if the airport had nothing to do with the difficulty. Some individuals knew what occurred, while many others, notably foreigners, did not. If I was not angry and tried to ask the workers, I wouldn’t know what had happened. I heard from some officers that it was the primary time this had happened.”

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