Flights at Liverpool Airport Disrupted Due to Power Failure

Liverpool Airport Flights Disrupted Due to Power Failure
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In the last hour, flights at Liverpool Airport have been disrupted due to a power failure in the air traffic control tower.

Information is limited so far with this, with the incident only lasting around an hour or so.

Here is what we know…

Liverpool Airport Flights Affected…

Liverpool Airport Flights Disrupted Due to Power Failure
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The outage appeared to have begun at Liverpool Airport at around 2pm this afternoon, disrupting flights.

They said it was due to a power failure which impacted air traffic control:

This is what they said at the time:

“Unfortunately, a power failure is impacting Air Traffic Control and aircraft operations are temporarily suspended.”

“Passengers, or those meeting flights, should contact their airline for the latest flight information.”

“Engineers are working to resolve this as soon as possible, with updates to follow.”

In the last 15-30 minutes, the airport has managed to fix the issue saying the following:

“Our engineers have resolved the earlier Air Traffic Control power issue, and aircraft operations have now resumed.”

“There may be delays to your flight, please consult your airline for any further updates.”

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused.”

Disruption Expected For The Rest of the Day…

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Liverpool Airport has advised passengers to check with their airline the status of their flight following the power failure.

Furthermore, it is expected that such disruption will continue for the rest of the day.

With air traffic control not being available for an hour, this will set departure and arrival times back.

It is unclear currently how long the actual delays will be.

As soon as we have more information, then we will update you accordingly.

This is a developing story.

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