East Midlands Airport Closure

Flights from East Midlands Airport are currently suspended. The runway is closed because of snow and ice.

East Midlands Airport reopens

East Midlands Airport has re-opened after heavy snow caused the runway to be closed for hours.

A spokesperson for the Airport said:

"All flights have resumed the normal program from this afternoon. Any delayed flights, for which people are waiting, they will be slotted in between scheduled flights today."

Passengers who are concerned about their travel plans over the next few days are advised to check live flight information or contact their airline or tour operator for the latest up to date information on their flight.

Deserted East Midlands Airport check in desks

What should be a busy time, instead check in desks are deserted as all flights are grounded

The runway at East Midlands Airport remains closed due to snow.

Passengers who are concerned about their travel plans over the next few days are advised to check live flight information or contact their airline or tour operator for the latest up to date information on their flight.

The next update on the situation is expected at 2.00pm.

Passengers are hoping no more snow will fall and their rescheduled flights will go ahead

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Passengers 'snowed in' at East Midlands Airport

This man was due to fly this morning from East Midlands Airport but his flight was cancelled as the runway was closed due to the snow.

He has been given a free flight transfer for tomorrow morning and has checked into a hotel.

Passengers who are concerned about their travel plans over the next few days are advised to check live flight information or contact their airline or tour operator for the latest up to date information on their flight.

The next update is expected at 2.00pm.