The Boeing 737-7CT, flying from Seoul to the capital of the republic, was sent to the alternate airfield in Khabarovsk, Yakutia 24 television channel reported.
Yakutsk airport reported that due to poor visibility, the airport of suburb Magan took flights from Zhigansk, Lensk, Moma, Mirny, Batagay, Vilyuisk, Belaya Gora and Ust-Kuygi.
Delayed flights to Moscow departed from Yakutsk at 18.01 local time.
According to Gismeteo, at 18.00, Yakutsk airport visibility range was 15 kilometers, relative humidity – 71%. The air temperature dropped to -42 degrees.
Earlier, Yakutia 24 TV channel reported that the departure of Moscow – Yakutsk flight of Aeroflot airline was postponed to December 19 due to poor visibility.