“We have resumed take-off and landing operations from 10:00 am (4:00 pm GMT),” the airport said on Facebook, adding that the volcanic ash that had accumulated there had been cleared from the runway.
The airport, which is expected to welcome 46.2 million passengers in 2022, stopped flights at 04:25 local time (10:25 GMT).
The other Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA), opening in 2022 in a large suburb of Mexico City, also announced its temporary closure.
Popocatépetl is monitored 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, due to the danger its activity poses to the surrounding population.
It emitted fumaroles and glowing material Friday night and into Saturday morning, the Mexican Civil Defense said.
At 5,452 meters above sea level, it is the second highest volcano in Mexico. It usually emits columns of smoke and ash, the height of which can reach 10 kilometers.
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