Israel adjusts civil air routes over Gaza rocket threat

By REUTERS
November 19, 2012 08:48

Israel has adjusted flight paths for planes using Ben-Gurion Airport after rockets were fired from Gaza on Tel Aviv, the civil aviation chief said on Monday.

Giora Rom said the new regulations at the had been in place since Saturday, when an Iron Dome rocket interceptor battery was installed nearby. There was no indication that takeoffs or landings at Ben-Gurion had been affected.

"Because of the rerouting, there is no danger" to civilian aircraft, Rom told Army Radio.


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