Runway repairs to route flights over Ewa tonight

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Some Ewa residents may have a hard time sleeping Wednesday night.

The state Department of Transportation says Ewa residents can expect an increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport.

The Reef Runway will be closed for airfield maintenance work from 10 p.m. on Wednesday night through 10 a.m. Thursday morning.

The DOT says during maintenance flight patterns will be modified resulting in increased air traffic over the Ewa Plains area.

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