TAG Aviation Colour Code

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Notes from the Civil Protection Scientific Advisory Board

We have added a new entry on the menu on the top right side of our web page. It is called The Civil Protection Advisory Board, and there we will store all reports coming from those meetings in the future. We will also collect old reports and file them on that page as well. These…

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Bárðarbunga orange again

The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) has lowered the Aviation Colour Code for Bárðarbunga down to orange again, after raising the level to red this morning following the volcanic eruption in Holuhraun. The eruption is still ongoing but poses no threat to aviation. Further information on the Aviation Colour Code system can be found on the…

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Aviation color code lowered to orange level

The Icelandic Met Office has decided to lower the aviation color code over Bardabunga from red to orange. The aviation restricted area declared by the Iceland Transport Authority has been lowered to a 3 nautical mile radius from the eruption site up to 5000 feet above ground. The area is closed off for all flights…

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Aviation closures – Not valid anymore

Here is a map from the civil aviation authorities (ISAVIA) showing the area defined as danger area which closed for instrument flight rules (IFR) due to a potential eruption in northern Vatnajökull glacier.In accordance with procedure, the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has raised the Civil Protection level to Emergency Phase. On 18 August, the…