As a result of the adverse weather conditions and low visibility experienced at O.R. Tambo International Airport this morning, flights to and from O.R. Tambo International are currently experiencing delays in departure and arrival.
8 July 2015 – Airports Company South Africa’s East London Airport can confirm the incident where a civilian, light aircraft had to conduct an emergency landing on the runway at approximately 10h33. The airport’s emergency services responded immediately.
SRK Consulting (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (SRK) appointed by Airports Company South Africa has undertaken the Scoping and Environmental Impact Reporting for the realignment of the runway. The Draft Environmental Impact Report will be released to the public for an 8 week comment period commencing on 31 March 2015 until 25 May 2015. Airports Company South Africa proposes to re-align the primary runway and construct parallel and rapid exit taxiways