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Guatemala closes its main airport due to the eruption of the Fuego volcano

The main airport of Guatemala was temporarily closed this Sunday after the eruption of the Fire volcanothe most active in Central America.

international airport The Aurora of the Guatemalan capital was closed at mid-morning “temporarily”, said the General Directorate of Civil Aeronautics in a statement, due “to the presence of ashes” near the runway, 35 km from the volcanowhich erupted on Saturday night.

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The closing forced to divert at least two flights that were supposed to land in The Aurora in the morning, one from Miami and another from Santo Domingo, and to delay the takeoff of other planes, according to aeronautical sources.

Also, A highway that connects the south and the center of the country remained closed as a preventive measure due to the eruption of the Fuego volcano.

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Source: Elcomercio

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