Iceland’s aviation authorities closed Keflavik International Airport to all inbound and outbound air traffic Sunday following Saturday's eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano. “A no-fly zone, which covers a 120-nautical mile radius around the eruption, has been put in place,” Isavia Spokeswoman Hjordis Gudmundsdottir told Icelandic broadcaster RUV Saturday evening. The eruption started about 6 p.m. Saturday in a crater underneath Vatnajokull glacier, about 90 mi./145 km. ...

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