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News ID: 27723
Publish Date: 14:04 - 21 August 2018
TEHRAN, August 21 -Nearly 500 flights will be affected when Malaysia closes the airspace near its major international airport every morning for five days next week to prepare for independence day celebrations, the transport ministry said.

Malaysia's national day parade to affect nearly 500 flightsTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -Nearly 500 flights will be affected when Malaysia closes the airspace near its major international airport every morning for five days next week to prepare for independence day celebrations, the transport ministry said.

Malaysia’s annual National Day parade, which features an aerobatic performance by the air force, is normally held on Aug. 31 in the capital city Kuala Lumpur, some 60 kilometers away from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and its budget carrier terminal, KLIA2.

But this year, the parade will be held in the administrative capital of Putrajaya, close to the two airports, the ministry said in a statement.

Source: Reuters

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