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The runway of the Hatay Airport was torn apart by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, which rocked Turkey on Monday. Videos of the ruined tarmac have garnered significant attention on the Internet. Other major airports in the region, the Gaziantep Airport and the Kahramanmaras Airport were also closed.
The only runway in the singular airport present in Turkey’s southern province was torn apart by the earthquake that struck the country in the early morning on Monday. The only runway in the Hatay Airport, which is the only airport in the 1.6 million-strong Hatay province, was torn apart by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Videos of the ruined tarmac have garnered significant attention on the Internet.
A video of the aftermath of the ruined runway is making rounds on social media.
WATCH: The only runway at Hatay Airport in southern Turkey tore open during the earthquake pic.twitter.com/TTykRNBYUQ— BNO News Live (@BNODesk) February 6, 2023
Runway in Hatay airport per social media reports. CNNTurk says the airport is damaged pic.twitter.com/y9s8Ei8WzO— Ragıp Soylu (@ragipsoylu) February 6, 2023