Added on : 2018-02-12 18:59:16
London City Airport announced its closure on Sunday after a World War Two bomb was discovered in the nearby River Thames. The ordinance was discovered in King George V Dock, close to the runway of London`s most central airport, during planned works. "A 214m (234-yard) exclusion zone has been implemented as a precaution by the Met Police. As a result, London City Airport is currently closed," the airport said in a statement. Travellers were told to avoid the airport: "All passengers due to travel from London City on Monday are advised to contact their airline for further information." City Airport operates short-haul flights and is located in east London, close to the Canary Wharf business district.