CT flights diverted due to fog

A heavy layer of fog hanging over Cape Town has caused flights to be diverted from the airport.

A heavy layer of fog hanging over Cape Town has caused flights to be diverted from the airport. Picture: stock.xchng

CAPE TOWN - Several flights into Cape Town International Airport were diverted because of heavy fog on Friday morning.

The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) said a number of planes were unable to land because of poor visibility and were diverted to other airports.

They said this would have a knock-on effect on other flights.

ACSA's Deidre Davids said: "Flight diversions do cause a fair amount of inconvenience but it is always safety first."