Dubai, Jun 12: The busy Dubai International Airport closed for over an hour after a drone flew into its airspace. The airport says the closure disrupted flights for 69 minutes today. The airport, the world’s busiest for international travel, reopened at 12.45 pm. ALSO READ: Forget drones, self-flying RoboBees may soon take flight Also Read - Weed Falling From The Sky! Drone Drops Hundreds of Bags of Marijuana in Israel, People Rush to Collect | Watch

This is not the first time a drone has disrupted flights into the airport, which is the base of the long-haul carrier Emirates. Since February, drone owners have been required to register with the United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority. Authorities also ban hobbyists from putting cameras or lasers on their drones and flying in certain areas of Dubai, including airport airspace. Also Read - Millionaire Overnight! Indian School Principal in Ajman Wins 1 Million Dollars in Dubai Lucky Draw

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