Fog covered Ferghana and Namangan airports
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- According to Uzbekistan Airways, thick fog limited the operation of airports in the Ferghana Valley by evening. Flights that flew to Ferghana and Namangan were redirected to an alternate airfield in Tashkent.
In particular, due to weather conditions - visibility is about 50 meters - Aeroflot flight SU-1970 was unable to land at Ferghana airport and Tashkent International Airport was redirected. The plane landed in the capital at 18:33 local time. Departure from the capital to Ferghana is scheduled for 07:00 Tashkent time, from Ferghana to Moscow (Sheremetyevo) - at 08:50.
Uzbekistan Airways flight HY278 from Istanbul landed in Tashkent at 20:47 local time.
Due to poor visibility (200 meters), Namangan Airport was also unable to receive flight LLM9113 from Moscow of Yamal Airlines. The plane landed in Tashkent at 17:46.
According to preliminary data, the fog will dissipate by the morning of the next day. Several more flights J91645/1646 Kuwait - Namangan - Kuwait (estimated time of arrival - 22:10), FZ 781/782 Dubai - Namangan - Dubai (arrival - 01:20) and LLM 9123/9114 St. Petersburg - Namangan - Moscow (arrival 05:30), HY82 Tashkent - Ferghana (arrival 21:50) and HH12 Tashkent - Ferghana (arrival 06:20), which will also be delayed due to weather conditions.