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Runway crack forces Spanish airport closure for third time in two years

Vigo Airport (VGO), in the north-western region of Galicia, had to close down unexpectedly on March 20, 2023, after a crack was reportedly detected on the runway around 7pm local time. The total closure of the airport affected at least five flights, three arrivals and two departures, operated by three different airlines (Vueling, Iberia and Air Europa) and connecting the Galician airport to Barcelona and Madrid. ( More...

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sharon bias 2
Bad engineering or bad construction, or both. If I recall, when the airport was built, Spain was in a severe recession. Corners may have been cut.


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