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Flights resume at London Gatwick Airport



DOSSIER – In this archive photo dated Friday, December 21, 2018, a plane arrives at the Gatwick Airport in England. According to a tweet published Wednesday evening July 10, 2019, Gatwick Airport in London has suspended all flights due to a "problem of air traffic control systems" in the control tower, without giving More details. (AP Photo / Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE)

LONDON (AP) – London's Gatwick Airport has announced that its flights have resumed after a "problem with air traffic control systems" has temporarily halted all take-offs and landings.

In a tweet Wednesday night, the airport advised passengers to "check the status of your flight with your airline before traveling to the airport, while we resume our full activities."

All flights to and from Gatwick were suspended for approximately 90 minutes due to an air traffic control problem. The airport did not say what the problem was.

Gatwick, located about 45 km south of central London, is the second busiest airport in the UK and is particularly popular during the summer season.


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