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Hand grenade closes Zurich airport runway

National News // By Tay Kinnear // June 25, 2019

A runway at Zurich airport was closed briefly yesterday morning after a hand grenade was discovered.

Pixabay Hand grenade closes Zurich airport runway

 It dated from the First World War.

The airport land was once a military training ground.  The small bomb was found during construction work.

Zurich police says the grenade was destroyed.

Air traffic was only moderately delayed as the early landings tend to use the other runway.


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