UPDATE: Gatwick Airport remains closed this morning due to drone activity. Throughout the night two drones appeared and then disappeared around the airfield.
The runway had reopened at 3:01am however had to close again at 3:45 when the drone reappeared. Police have stated this is a ‘deliberate act’.
Passengers have been forced to wait in the airport for flights, some remaining on planes that had already left the gate before the runway closure.
Right now, as this is being published, there is still drone activity at London’s Gatwick Airport and the airport remains closed.
We will keep you updated throughout the day….