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IGI Runway is Now Capable to Operate Even in 50 Mt Visibility

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Indira Gandhi’s third runway is now equipped with guidance systems to keep the runways up and running even in low-visibility conditions.

Image via skybrary.aero
Image via skybrary.aero

What the actual story is?

Low-visibility, have long been a huge issue, especially at the Delhi airport. But things are looking a little brighter now. Even this year freezing cold and visibility down to below 50 meters have affected nearly 100 flights.

Image via newsnation.in
Image via newsnation.in

The conditions were worse in January 2014 when Delhites experienced the worst fog in eight years! A staggering 463 flights were delayed, 52 diverted and 140 cancelled due to poor visibility.