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Extra flights for Olympics

Air traffic controllers at Swanwick in Hampshire are bracing themselves to cope with 4,000 extra flights because of the Olympic Games. Airspace will be restricted to private planes, hot air balloons and microlights over a month in the summer.

  1. Sally White

Air Traffic controllers kept busy

Air Traffic Controllers Credit: ITV Meridian

Air traffic controllers at Swanwick in Hampshire are bracing themselves to cope with an extra 4,000 flights this summer because of the Olympic Games. Airspace will be restricted to private planes, hot air balloons and microlights for a month from July 16.

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