Dense smoke from burning rainforests has forced the closure of at least two Southeast Asian regional airports. Kuching International Airport (KIA) in Sarawak, Malaysia on was closed Sept. 10 due to visibility down to some 1,300 ft. resulting in the cancellation or diversion of several flights. In Indonesia, poor visibility due to smoke disrupted flight schedules at Pinang Kampai Airport, Riau for several days last month. Pinang Kampai Airport GM Catur Hargowo said visibility of only 6,000 ...

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