Blocked runway closes Nepal's only international airport for 2nd day, stranding thousands

March 5, 2015 11:45 AM

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Blocked runway closes Nepal's only international airport for 2nd day, stranding thousands

Stranded passengers wait for an update on their flights at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. A Turkish Airlines jet landing in dense fog in the Nepalese capital Wednesday skidded off a slippery runway but there were no serious injuries, officials said. The only international airport in Nepal remained closed Wednesday morning after the accident. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shreshta) (The Associated Press)

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal's only international airport remains closed for a second day, cancelling all flights to foreign destinations and stranding thousands of passengers.

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