A 25-foot wide sinkhole has forced the closure of one runway at Dallas Fort-Worth (DFW) international airport, a major hub in the southern US. Six other runways remain in service, and there is no estimate as to when the sinkhole might be repaired.
Airfield inspectors from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) found the sinkhole Tuesday morning, in the “safe area” between a taxiway and runway 18-L, airport spokesman David Magana told the Dallas Morning News. Airport officials closed the runway until the sinkhole could be repaired.
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