closed airport

closed airport

i. An airport temporarily closed to aircraft operations for maintenance, construction, or some other purpose while the operator is still in business.
ii. An airport where the ceiling and visibility are below the prescribed minimum for ordinary landings and takeoffs.
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Indonesian authorities have (http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/28/news/economy/bali-volcano-economy/index.html) ordered evacuations around Agung , while tourists are stranded at the closed airport. The volcano's flanks are bulging from magma trying to push its way out, and (https://magma.vsi.esdm.go.id/live/seismogram/) earthquake frequency  has been increasing.
We were facing a closed airport, and all the flights were cancelled.
The city's association of hotel operators pointed to the closed airport as one of the main reasons for a more than 50 percent drop in overnight stays in the week following the bombings.
On Sept 1, loud explosions and war planes could be heard from the area of the closed airport which Islamist forces have been trying to seize from Haftar's forces allied to the regular army.
I always saw myself arriving at the closed airport prepared, since I'd paid attention to this lesson--I never believed I would be the one in the left seat of the injured airplane.
A closed airport meant that the luxury French fabrics had to be rerouted through Jordan and Syria and then shipped by land.
The illegal airport is a closed airport situated in the occupied part of the Republic of Cyprus, which the Government of Cyprus, as the sole legitimate and internationally recognized authority on the island, has declared since 1974 as an illegal point of entry into and exit from the Republic of Cyprus, for the reason of not being able to exercise control over the occupied part of its territory, as a result of the continuing Turkish military occupation.
Students at schools near the closed airport, on the other hand, started doing better in the same subjects.
There is no regulation against shooting an approach to a closed airport. You just can't land." The reality is that we were focused on shooting the approach and the circling issue and didn't read the notes thoroughly enough when we penned the question.