As the super typhoon "Witu" hit the western Pacific Ocean, Saipan airport was closed, blocking all sky roads going to and from Saipan as of 10 a.m. on Sunday (local time.
As a result, more than 1,700 Koreans who visited Saipan using their national flag are stranded in the area.토토사이트
According to the airline industry, due to typhoon "Witu," Saipan Airport is unable to take off and land flights due to damaged buildings and obstacles placed on the runway.
The Saipan authorities, which shut down the airport altogether, have begun work on restoring the airport, including removing runway obstacles, but are not sure when the work will be completed.
"The local branch of Saipan said it will announce its policy regarding airport operations this afternoon." said an airline official.
The aviation industry predicts that the airport will be partially allowed to use from July 28 and there will be mixed predictions that the airport will be reopened next month.
Currently, there are five national flags on Saipan.
Jeju Air operates two flights from Incheon and one from Busan every day, and Asiana Airlines and Tway Airlines fly one from Incheon every day.
Most flights departing from Saipan are in the early hours of the morning.
Except for the departure of Jeju Air flight to Incheon at 4:10 p.m., Asiana (New Moon at 2:50), Tway (New Moon at 2:0 p.m., Jeju Air at 3:45 a.m.)