After having been closed for 2 months due to the conflict, Tripoli's international airport is set to resume operations. Libya's (GNA) transport minister Milad Maatoug announced this past week (Oct 29) at a press conference with UN envoy Ghassan Salame that the airport would reopen, but not fully resume operations.
The airport has been targeted by LNA air strikes and artillery fire throughout the fighting renewed since April. A rocket attack on September 1 on the airport wounded 4 people, forcing Libyan authorities to divert flights to Misrata airport.
LNA forces, in response, accused the GNA of using Mitiga airport for military purposes, specifically launching Turkish attack drones from the site.