All kinds of weather can cause havoc for airports. Heavy rain can make the runways slippery, and thunderstorms can create turbulence in the air. But why do flights get delayed in fog? If pilots can fly during the night, surely they can fly in fog?
For air traffic controllers, guiding planes is a very visual job. Usually, directing traffic during both take-off and landing, is conducted by literally looking out of the control tower to assess which aircrafts can take off and land safely [...]