UPDATE(1.30pm): AENA airport authorities have said that a radar fault at Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport has now been corrected and normal service resumed.
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A FAULT in radar systems at Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport is forcing flights to be diverted to land in Sevilla or Granada to guarantee passenger safety, airport authorities have announced.
So far 10 flights have been diverted and air traffic is being controlled from Sevilla, while passengers on the flights are expected to be transported to the Costa del Sol by road.
Air-traffic controllers announced the problem on their official twitter account, and AENA airport authority has advised airlines be contacted directly for passenger information.