Sudanese air traffic control

“I must apologise for the time it took for us to taxi across the runway,” announced the pilot once we had touched down in Khartoum’s airport – already, his voice was dripping with sarcasm. “There were only two planes on the runway and it seems that control got confused. So sorry about that folks.”

Oh, boy.


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2 Responses to “Sudanese air traffic control”

  1. Sudan’s energy problems « Blake Evans-Pritchard’s Weblog Says:

    […] Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the possibility of building a nuclear power station here. Seeing as air traffic control seem to have a certain amount of trouble dealing with more than one plane on the…, I’m not too sure I want to see Sudanese physicists trying to smash atoms […]


    Interesting situation with Sudan’s air traffic control system.

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