Balloons at Airport – level 1
The coronavirus changes travel. In many countries, people cannot travel to other countries. Planes do not fly. Airports are very quiet.
Runways are full of grounded planes. The situation is serious. However, some people take this chance to do something special.
Something unusual happens at an airport in Israel. The airport closes its airspace. It means that planes cannot take off or land at the airport.
Four hot air balloons take off from the airport instead. The balloons can take off safely. The balloons fly over the quiet airport. They leave the airspace. Then, planes can take off and land there again.
Difficult words: runway (the place at an airport where planes take off and land), grounded (not able to fly), airspace (an area where planes can fly).
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