Dnepropetrovsk Air Space Shut Down Until Monday Due to a Threat of a Terrorist Attack

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The air space over the international airport “Dnepropetrovsk” is closed until December 15, 2014 due to a threat of a terrorist attack, reported a source from the airport administration.

“Dnepropetrovsk airport received NOTAM (Notice To AirMen – government advisory about changes in flight operations), which announced about discontinuing flights for 2 days, until December 15” – reported the source.

According to NOTAM for Dnepropetrovsk airport, the reason for closure of air space – security concerns due to a threat of a terrorist attack.

Dnepropetrovsk airport is located 5 kilometers South-East from Dnepropetrovsk. The main air carrier based at the airport is “Dniproavia” airline, which belongs to Igor Kolomoisky, the Governor of Dnepropetrovsk region.

Earlier, State Avia Service shut down the air space over Kharkov, Zaporozhye and Dnepropetrovsk due to security concerns.

Translated by Kristina Rus for FortRuss.blogspot.com

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