After the return of Robert Kocharyan from Moscow the work of the airport halted. The last plane which landed in the international airport “Zvartnots” was that of the President on January 23. Immediately after that all the flights and landings were postponed because of the snow.
By the way, a suchlike situation was created on January 21; the airport was closed for 11 hours; not because of snow, but because of ice. And the plane of the NA Speaker returning from Vienna had to land in Tbilisi.
We learned from the airport information department that all the flights are postponed till 11:05 p.m. They also informed that they do everything possible to clean the runway. The head of the information department Gevorg Abrahamyan voiced hope that in the evening the issue will be settled.
According to «ArmHydromet», the snow which started at 01:00 p.m. will continue until about 05:00 p.m.