Finland closes highway for fighter jet drill for first time in decades

Finland has shut down a section of one of its main highways for five days for the first time in decades to allow its fighter jets to practice landings and take-offs on a reserve road runway. The Nordic country, which is applying for NATO membership following neighbouring Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has a dozen similar reserve runways designed for wartime use around the country. But … Continue reading Finland closes highway for fighter jet drill for first time in decades