The Joint Operations Room of the Libyan Army issued an order to cease air traffic at Bani Waled Airport, as of Monday evening.

Commander of the operations room, Major General Osama Al-Juwaili ordered the suspension of air traffic at Bani Waled Airport, warning against any attempt to violate these instructions.

He also called on civilians to evacuate the airport immediately.

Identical sources have reported that the airport is being used as a supply point for Haftar's militias in Tarhouna, especially after their defeat in Gharyan city.