Closure of airplane routes


Airspace over Iceland closed due to volcanic eruption

Air travel over Iceland and the nearest space is threatened by the possible eruption of the volcano Bardarbunga.

On the territory of the country, a "red" danger code has already been declared, and it is likely that in the next few hours space several hundred kilometers from Iceland can be closed for flights. It should be noted that for air travel, the eruption of magmatic rocks from the depths of the planet is not so dangerous, how many ash being thrown out into the surrounding space, which leads to clogging of aircraft engines, affects the readings of a number of instruments, etc.

Such kind of hazard warnings can last for about several weeks, after which the "red" danger code either remains in operation or the hazard level decreases.