Due to the high risk of aviation security for civil aviation from 00.45 utc (2.45 Kyiv time), Ukraine’s Civil-Military Air Traffic Management System took urgent measures to close the airspace of Ukraine for civil airspace users.
Ukrinform reports with reference to the website of the Ukrainian State Air Traffic Services Enterprise (UkSATSE).
“Based on the urgent message of the Main Center for the Use of Airspace of Civil Aviation of the Russian Federation, due to the high risk of aviation safety for civil aviation from 00.45 utc (2.45 Kyiv time) of the Joint Civil-Military Air Traffic Management System of Ukraine on the use of Ukraine’s airspace, in accordance with the requirements of the Air Code of Ukraine and the Regulations on the use of Ukrainian airspace, has taken urgent measures to close Ukraine’s airspace to civilian airspace users,” the report says.
The provision of air traffic services to civilian users of the airspace of Ukraine is suspended.
UkSATSE will additionally inform about changes in the use of Ukraine’s airspace.