Italy - Bari Airport Closure

26 Feb 2018

Runway closure 
Location: Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport (BRI), Bari
Time Frame: Febrary 28 - March 9 
Impact: Flight diversions and cancellations 

Authorities will close Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport (BRI) from 2300 February 28 to 0600 March 9 for runway repair and upgrade works. Selected flights will be diverted to Brindisi Airport (BDS), while others will be cancelled. 

Authorities may extend the airport closure should there be any delays to planned works. Local authorities have reached an agreement with taxi operators to provide discount fares for transfers between BRI and BDS. Increased traffic through BDS may result in delays and other disruptions.

Further assistance

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