Wind speed and direction are major factors for deciding if planes can take off or land. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Wind speed and direction are major factors for deciding if planes can take off or land. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Can you fly in a typhoon? Here’s how airlines and airports decide

These are the factors that help determine if flights are delayed, cancelled or go ahead during tropical storms like Merbok

Topic |   Typhoon Merbok
Wind speed and direction are major factors for deciding if planes can take off or land. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Wind speed and direction are major factors for deciding if planes can take off or land. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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