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Runway closure at Kunsan Air Base cause aircraft to land at Gwangju Airport

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  • 8th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – A commercial flight from Jeju to Gunsan was diverted to Gwangju at approximately 8:11 a.m., July 27, 2022, due to a closure of the runway at Kunsan Air Base. 

The runway was temporarily closed due to a minor airfield emergency. The emergency posed a safety hazard to aircraft that would have landed on the runway.

The runway was returned to normal operations after the airfield emergency was resolved. 

Contact the 8 Fighter Public Affairs office at +82 63-470-4106 or email at 8fw.pa@us.af.mil for questions. 

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군산 기지, 대한 민국 – 제주에서 군산 도착 예정인 민간 항공기가 군산 기지의 활주로 폐쇄로 인하여 7월 27일 오전 8시 11분경 광주 공항으로 회항하였습니다.  

경미한 활주로 비상 상황으로 인하여 활주로가 일시적으로 폐쇄되었습니다.  비상상황은 활주로에 착률할 항공기들에게 안전상 위험을 초래할수 있었습니다. 

비상 상황이 해결된 후 활주로의 정상운영이 재개되었습니다. 
  
질문 시 제 8 전투 비행단 공보실로 연락바랍니다. 

전화)063-470-1497 이메일 8fw.pa@us.af.mil;