April 17, 2010

Volcanic Ash Cloud, Current Situation, Closed Airspaces and Aerodromes in Europe

***Updated April 19, 2010, 1325 UTC***

Closed at least until (local time):

Austria: Open, but all flights to Northern Europe and North America are canceled.

Belgium: Monday 8pm. Belgian airlines can ferry their empty aircrafts back to their hubs.

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Partially open. 

Bulgaria: Partially open to flight to and from South, South-East, especially Greece.

Croatia: Open

Czech Republic: Monday 12pm. Upper airspace open for 48 hours.

Denmark: airspace above FL355 authorized, otherwise closed until at least Tuesday 2pm

Estonia: Monday 2pm

Finland: Turku Tampere and North open between 11am and 17pm. Helsinki Vantaa open between 2pm and 10pm. Otherwise closed until at least Monday 6pm

France: Axis North of Bordeaux-Nice (BOD-NCE) closed until Tuesday April 20, 9am*

Bordeaux and Nice airports are open, see the list below (Southern France)

*Nantes now open until at least Tuesday 8am

Paris: Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle, Orly, Le Bourget closed at least until Tuesday April 20, 9am.

Lyon: Lyon Saint-Exupéry and Lyon Bron closed at least until Monday 3pm.

Southern France: Toulouse, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Pau, Tarbes, Biarritz, Perpignan, Marseille and Nice airports opened at least until Monday 3pm.

Corsica: Open.

Germany: Closed until at least Tuesday April 20, 2am

Hungary: Monday 12am

Ireland: Monday 6pm

Iceland: Open

Italy: Northern Italy airspace up to FL 220 closed until Monday 8pm (see list) 

Airports closed: Albenga, Bergamo, Bologna, Bolzano, Brescia, Cuneo, Firenze, Forlì, Genova, Milano Linate, Milano Malpensa, Parma, Pisa, Rimini, Torino, Treviso, Trieste, Venezia, Verona.

Latvia:  Monday 9pm

Lithuania: Open.

Montenegro: Open

Norway: Air space of Norway is now largely open to air traffic. Air space to the east of Honningsvag has been closed until 4pm. Vardo Airport excepted, which still cannot be serviced. The ash cloud is expected to clear Norway airspace by midnight.

Netherlands: Tuesday 8am

Poland: Only upper airspace open. All airports closed.

Romania: Bucharest airports, Craiova, Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Oradea, Satu Mare, Baia Mare, Timisoara, Arad are open.

Russian Federation: open but many flights canceled (North and West)

Serbia: Belgrade closed, otherwise open.

Slovakia: Poprad and Kosice airports open. Bratislava still closed.

Slovenia: Airspace temporarily open, check.

Spain: Open

Sweden: Open North of 62th parallel. All major airports open except Malmö.

Switzerland: Tuesday 8am

Turkey: Open

Ukraine: Almost all airports closed, Kiev airport included.

United Kingdom: Tuesday 1pm

Asia Pacific: Flights to Europe canceled.

United States: The majority of flights to/from Europe are canceled.

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