Osmani Airport inundated, all flights suspended
Published: 05:49 PM, 17 June 2022 Updated: 05:51 PM, 17 June 2022
The flood situation is getting dire in Sylhet; Photo: Collected
All the flights including domestic and international flights have been suspended due to inundation on the runway of MAG Osmani Airport in Sylhet, confirmed airport manager Hafiz Ahmed.
He said the floodwaters had receded near the runway. Some equipment has also been submerged in water. In such a situation, the flight operation has been stopped at this airport. Five flights were operated at the airport from Friday morning till noon.
Osmani Airport is located about 7 km away from Sylhet city. Five upazilas, including Sylhet Sadar, have been inundated by the floods since Tuesday.