Lahore Airport Unavailable for Flight Operations from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM Daily Due to Bird Activity

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Lahore Airport Unavailable for Flight Operations from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM Daily Due to Bird Activity

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Large number of birds around Etihad Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Lahore Airport on June 18, 2022

From July 11 to September 15 daily from 5:01 AM to 8:00 AM (Pakistan Time)

In view of Monsoon Season, heavy bird activity persists on and around airfield. Lahore Airport runway will remain closed for flight operations to ensure safety of aircraft. However, in case of emergency, runway will be made available on 15 minutes prior notice. Emergency landing will be at the discretion of the pilot of the aircraft.

Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) issued by Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

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Re: Lahore Airport Unavailable for Flight Operations from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM Daily Due to Bird Activity Till September 1

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Airlines have been advised to revise their Lahore flights schedule, accordingly.

PIA adjusting its flights schedule, says airline's spokesperson.

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Re: Lahore Airport Unavailable for Flight Operations from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM Daily Due to Bird Activity Till September 1

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Suspension of flight operations at Lahore Airport from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM daily from July 11 to September 15 due to heavy bird activity at and around the airport in Monsoon Season.

Airlines have revised flights schedule accordingly.

July 11 flight arrivals:
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Source: lahoreairport.com.pk

July 11 flight departures:
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Source: lahoreairport.com.pk

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Re: Lahore Airport Unavailable for Flight Operations from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM Daily Due to Bird Activity Till September 1

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Yes, I was advised by emirates that my flight time changed by an additional 45 minutes on departure from Lahore.

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Re: Lahore Airport Unavailable for Flight Operations from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM Daily Due to Bird Activity Till September 2

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From September 14 to September 25 daily from 5:01 AM to 8:00 AM (Pakistan Time)

In view of Monsoon Season, heavy bird activity persists on and around airfield. Lahore Airport runway will remain closed for flight operations to ensure safety of aircraft. However, in case of emergency, runway will be made available on 15 minutes prior notice. Emergency landing will be at the discretion of the pilot of the aircraft.

Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) issued by Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

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Re: Lahore Airport Unavailable for Flight Operations from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM Daily Due to Bird Activity

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Lahore Airport will now be available for flight operations between 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM (Pakistan Time) also.

Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) about closure of Lahore Airport runway from September 14 to September 25 daily from 5:01 AM to 8:00 AM (Pakistan Time) due to bird activity has been cancelled.

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Flight arrivals & departures at Lahore Airport between 5:00 AM and 8:00 AM on September 20.

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Source: lahoreairport.com.pk

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Source: lahoreairport.com.pk

Recent Qatar Airways Lahore to Doha flight QR621 departures around 4:00 AM.

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Re: Lahore Airport Unavailable for Flight Operations from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM Daily Due to Bird Activity

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Any decent country closes its airport at midnight till 6 am or 7 am in the morning

My house in Phase 5 Lahore is in the landing path and often hear the planes landing and leaving up till 3 am.

Our CAA is living in the dark ages.
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