Ash from an Icelandic volcano shutdown airports in the United Kingdom and Ireland for a second day Wednesday, causing disruptions to hundreds of passengers.
Glasgow airport in Scotland closed at 7 a.m. (2 a.m. ET), and both main airports in Belfast, Northern Ireland, were due to close at 1 p.m. (8 a.m. ET), Britain's Civil Aviation Authority said. The restrictions were due to last until 7 p.m. (2 p.m. ET) and included nine other airports in Scotland and Northern Ireland, the CAA said.
In Ireland, Dublin airport was due to close to flights between 11 a.m. and midnight (6 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET), and similar restrictions were in place at four other airports, the Irish Aviation Authority said. Shannon airport was expected to be open only until 5:30 p.m. (12:30 p.m. ET), the IAA said.