GPS Disruption Forces Alternative Flight Routes to Ben Gurion Airport Amid Ongoing Attacks

An El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner arrives for a welcome ceremony at Ben Gurion Airport, Aug. 23, 2017. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Passenger planes en route to Ben Gurion International Airport have recently been compelled to use alternative flight paths due to a significant disruption in Israel’s navigation systems, as reported by Yisrael Hayom.

This alternative flight route is lengthier compared to the direct approach over Tel Aviv leading to Ben Gurion International Airport.

Over the past several months, Israel has experienced a persistent barrage of attacks by unidentified entities, which have disrupted GPS signals to a significant extent.

Consequently, the majority of landings now use an alternative system known as the Instrument Landing System (ILS), which provides crucial guidance for aircraft during landing.

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