Runway damage at Budapest Airport causes flight delays on Wednesday evening


Passengers traveling through Budapest Airport are currently (Wednesday, 19 June) facing flight delays. According to an online tweet by Konsiczky Zoltán, there has been damage on one of the two runways (the other runway is decommissioned for works). A repair that will take about one hour, until 20:00 (UTC +2).

According to information, gathered by, a concrete block damaged a Wizz Air Airbus A321neo (HA-LVB) upon landing from Stockholm Skavsta Airport as flight W62404.

Shaun Walker went to Twitter to complain: “Utter chaos at Budapest Airport. Every flight delayed, no announcements, departure boards not working, people unclear if their flights have gone or not…“. Matthew Vins says: “Ryanair what’s going on at Budapest Airport? Mile long check in and, after 45 mins, noone is now being let through?


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