FAA: Flights to and from Wilmington International Airport resuming
Published: Feb. 4, 2023 at 2:09 PM EST
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Flights to and from Wilmington International Airport are resuming, the Federal Aviation Administration announced shortly before 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Flights also are resuming at the Myrtle Beach International and Charleston International airports after a suspected Chinese spy balloon was downed off the coast of Myrtle Beach shortly after 2:30 p.m.
Earlier in the day, the FAA paused activity at the three airports, stating “The FAA has paused departures to Wilmington (ILM), Myrtle Beach (MYR) and Charleston (CHS) airports to support the Department of Defense in a national security effort. The agency has also closed additional airspace.”
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