Cochin Airport Suspends Operations: Kerala’s main gateway, Cochin International Airport, has suspended operations until Saturday afternoon.
Major flooding in the south Indian state has resulted in the deaths of up to 80 people with more heavy downpours forecast for the coming days.
Torrential rain has led to overflowing rivers and landslides, and Wednesday’s release at Mullaperiyar dam resulted in a further increase of the water level.
Cochin International Airport
- ICAO: VOCI
- IATA: COK
- Coordinates: N10-09.2 / E076-24.4
- Elevation: 30ft. / 9m
- Variation: 02W
- Timezone: GMT +5.30min
VOCI APT A2200/18 18 16AUG0820/18 26AUG0830 EST
COCHIN AIRFIELD NOT AVBL DUE WATERLOGGING
VOCI APT A2179/18 18 15AUG1620/18 18AUG0630 EST
ATS SER WI VOCI CTL AREA AS SPECIFIED IN EAIP ENR 2.1-17 NOT AVBL
DUE NON AVBL OF INFRASTRUCTURE/FAC DUE TO FLOOD. DUE TO THIS
CONTINGENCY, ACFT OPR UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF LOWER COCHIN
AIRSPACE SHALL BE HANDLED UNDER THE PROC GIVEN BLW.
ACFT OPR WI VOCI CTL AREA TOWARDS NORTH AND WEST OF VOCL/VOCI SHALL
CTC VOML CTL AREA ON FREQ 127.55MHZ.ACFT OPR WI VOCI CTL AREA
TOWARDS SOUTH AND EAST OF VOCL SHALL CTC VOTV CTL AREA ON
125.95MHZ. ACFT OPR WITHIN VOCI CTL AREA TOWARDS NORTH OF VOCB VIA
ATS ROUTE R461/W119 SHALL CTC VOML CTL AREA ON FREQ 127.55MHZ
ACFT OPR WI COCHIN CTL AREA TOWARDS SOUTH OF VOCB SHALL CTC VOTV
CTL AREA ON FREQ 125.95MHZ.
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