Recent heavy rains and higher-than-normal temperatures may have caused surface deterioration at London’s Gatwick Airport on June 12, resulting in a runway closure for several hours and associated flight disruptions while an inspection was made. A Gatwick spokesperson said the airport “apologized for the impact” on travelers, but said security and safety were its priority issues. “Our main runway was temporarily closed at 1548 [local time] while we investigated a ...

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