More than 20 thousand passengers stuck at the airport the Chinese city of Chengdu

Более 20 тысяч пассажиров застряли в аэропорту китайского Чэнду

More than 20 thousand passengers stuck at the airport of Chengdu in Sichuan province in southwest China due to heavy fog, which led to a mass cancellation and delay of flights, according to Xinhua news Agency.

According to the Agency, at the international airport “Shuangliu” by noon Sunday cancelled 49 flights, accumulated more than 20 million passengers.

The runway was closed for more than 10 hours and the beginning of the function is limited to 11:43 (06:43 MSK). Earlier on Saturday have been canceled 32 flights.

According to employees of the airport authority, in recent years, this most serious violation of air traffic.

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