The UK’s East Midlands Airport is to close for several weekends this fall to allow for runway resurfacing. The airport, which serves several cities in central England, will close its single, 2,900-meter (9,500-ft.) runway for 48 hr. (from 8 p.m. local time on Saturdays to 8 p.m. on Mondays) on seven weekends between Nov. 5 and Dec. 19. The last weekend closure will end at 1 p.m. on Dec. 19. The airport believes this is the first time a series of weekend closures has been used to ...

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