New runway ready at Malaga airport
04 May 2012 14:06
The second runway at Malaga airport is ready to operate the first flights. Malaga airport has been certified by the Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certifying that the airport site complies with international standards recommended by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). In practice, this accreditation means the final hurdle has been overcomed. It is expected that the first flights begin in a few weeks.The EASA certification includes the entire airfield, including the old runway. In fact, this was closed in 2011 during the early hours Sunday to Thursday to comply with the regulations.