The Rafic Hariri International Airport management announced the suspension of air
traffic and all flights starting at 13.15 until 15:00 on Friday, on the occasion
of the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI to Lebanon. Suspensions will also apply from
18:00 until time 19.30 on Sunday prior to His Holy See’s departure.
The management requested that airlines notify all travelers to come to the airport
three hours prior to estimated flight date.