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BOISE -- The Boise Airport was closed Saturday night for several hours to incoming and outgoing flights due to a small private airplane blocking the only operational runway.

A statement from Boise Airport Director Rebecca Hupp says around 7:30 p.m., a general aviation airplane with two passengers missed the runway on landing.

The two passengers were not injured.

Boise Police says the airport opened around 11:15 p.m. after the plane was moved off the runway.

For updated flight information please check the Boise Airport website, or check with your airline.

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