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Bomb Threat at Zurich airport

http://www.20min.ch/schweiz/zuerich/...ieger-20122764

Dehli bound flight was cancelled because of a bomb threat. A replacement machine was being organized and a major runway was closed. Flights set for the runway were diverted to other runways. No delays occurred.
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Old 20.02.2015, 18:01
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Re: Bomb Threat at Zurich airport

Just hope there won´t be too many delays as they have closed one runway. Cross your fingers
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Old 20.02.2015, 18:19
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Just hope there won´t be too many delays as they have closed one runway. Cross your fingers
ZRH is fairly over provisioned for the amount of traffic it receives, the closure of one runway out of three is unlikely to have to have that much impact. Unlike say Heathrow where the loss of one runway will in real terms reduce the already stretched capacity by half.
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Unlike say Heathrow where the loss of one runway will in real terms reduce the already stretched capacity by half.
Why don't they just build another one? Can't be that hard, surely. It's just a bit of concrete and Tarmac.
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Re: Bomb Threat at Zurich airport

Weird news !!!!!
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Old 20.02.2015, 21:14
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Why don't they just build another one? Can't be that hard, surely. It's just a bit of concrete and Tarmac.
Apparently the locals don't like that idea, for some reason.
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Weird news !!!!!
How is that weird news??
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ZRH is fairly over provisioned for the amount of traffic it receives, the closure of one runway out of three is unlikely to have to have that much impact. Unlike say Heathrow where the loss of one runway will in real terms reduce the already stretched capacity by half.

ZRH had to care for Problems, coming from the Location (Alps, smaller mountains, German borders (the Germans always are dangerous ! ) etc. Bad is that two runways CROSS (Pistenkreuz)


London-Heathrow has 4/FOUR runways but for decades only used two of them. One of the non-used ones is to be shifted a bit and re-started


Geneva (GVA) for geographical reasons) only has ONE runway unfortunately. So that in a worst case scenario Payerne (airforce base) had to be opened in full for civil airtraffic with everything as GENEVA AD INTERIM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT G-I-A

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Old 21.02.2015, 05:49
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Why don't they just build another one? Can't be that hard, surely. It's just a bit of concrete and Tarmac.

They HAVE two other ones but had-have to implement some changes. And in a bad case, they might have to revitalize NORTHOLT for a civil role. Just a walk away from LHR


or alternatively shift civil airtraffic to LASHAM AERODROME
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Old 21.02.2015, 05:53
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Apparently the locals don't like that idea, for some reason.

In German language it is the ST.FLORIAN PRINZIP saying Lieber St Florian, verschon unser Haus, zünd lieber andere Häuser an
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Re: Bomb Threat at Zurich airport

It is really scary to hear stuff like that, A couple of years ago things like that would never happen on a regular basis but now..
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It is really scary to hear stuff like that, A couple of years ago things like that would never happen on a regular basis but now..


There have been such bomb scares quite regularily since the 1960ies
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There have been such bomb scares quite regularily since the 1960ies
And how many of them actually turned out to be true?
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Old 18.03.2015, 21:38
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Re: Bomb Threat at Zurich airport

Remember London and Madrid? IRA? RAF?
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Remember London and Madrid? IRA? RAF?

I'm talking about in Switzerland
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And how many of them actually turned out to be true?
As in it's true that it was a "scare" or that it wasn't a scare but a real bomb?
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As in it's true that it was a "scare" or that it wasn't a scare but a real bomb?
A real bomb of cause
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And how many of them actually turned out to be true?
Do you want them to ignore it because it never has happened in Switzerland??
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Do you want them to ignore it because it never has happened in Switzerland??
Not what I asked. I was actually wanting to know the answer. Googled it but could get straight answer.
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and how many of them actually turned out to be true?
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