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Bali airport closure extended due to volcanic ash

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 05:50
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Stranded passengers waiting for their flights at Bali's Ngurah Rai airport on Wednesday. The airport manager said 692 flights, including 320 international ones, were cancelled between Tuesday and Thursday.

Denpasar, Indonesia

INDONESIA will extend the closure of Bali's international airport to Thursday due to ash from a nearby erupting volcano, officials said on Wednesday, grounding hundreds of flights.

Authorities had closed the Ngurah Rai International Airport on the resort island