Southwest jet runway Omaha, Closed for about 90 minutes


Southwest jet runway Omaha, Closed for about 90 minutes.

Winter weather may have played a part in an afternoon incident at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield.

The airport officials and the airline confirm a Southwest Airlines flight arriving from las vegas Friday afternoon slid onto a runway overrun area after landing. We’re told Flight #1643 was taxiing to the terminal when the incident happen.

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A spokesperson at Eppley says there are no reports of injuries.

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The airport had to be closed for about 90 minutes. All flights in and out of Omaha were temporarily suspended.

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There were 150 customers and six crew members onboard the aircraft. Omaha was the final destination for the flight.


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