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Closure of Krabi airport strands hundreds of tourists

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Hundreds of passengers, mostly foreign tourists, were stranded at Krabi international report after its runway subsided and cracked the day before yesterday.

Closure of Krabi airport strands hundreds of tourists | News by Samui TimesAffected by the repairs of the subsided runway were three international and seven domestic flights.

Airport director Attaporn Neungudom said the airport was ordered closed to all flights after authorities found part of the runway which was repaired by a contractor subsided and cracked.

He said the runway has undergone a repair but cracked again, forcing airport authorities to shut down the runway to all fights and summon the contractor to repair it again.

The airport is now fully operational again.

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