Oman's Muscat International Airport now open after temporary closure

Authorities released a statement online

The airport suspended flight operations after officials spotted a drone flying over the airport. Image: ONA
The airport suspended flight operations after officials spotted a drone flying over the airport. Image: ONA

Operations at the Muscat International Airport in Oman have been restored after they were suspended due to drone activity on Saturday, officials have said.

The airport suspended flight operations after officials spotted a drone flying over the airport.

Officials from the airport announced, "We would like to announce, in coordination with the Public Authority of Civil Aviation and Royal Oman Police, that the operations at Muscat International Airport are back to normal after the temporary suspension of all flight operations due to the confirmed visibility of a drone over the airspace.”

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