Hundreds stranded by Langkawi runway closure

Shades of grey: Visibility is a challenge at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport due to the haze. — Bernama

GEORGE TOWN: Hundreds of tourists and locals were stranded after 13 departure flights were cancelled at the Langkawi International Airport in Kedah.

Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), which revealed this in a statement, said the runway in Langkawi was closed for three hours and 15 minutes as visibility was only 500m at 8.25am yesterday.

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