The runway at Aberdeen International Airport was forced to close this afternoon due to an incident.
Flights, including an air ambulance from Sumburgh, a KLM flight from Amsterdam and a Wideroe flight from Stavanger were forced into a holding pattern north of the airport.
A number of helicopters were also put into a holding pattern, one the east of Torry and another over Bridge of Don.
It is understood the incident related to a a small aircraft which had difficulties landing to a hydraulics issue.
The aircraft was able to land safely at 12pm and the runway was cleared by 12.25pm.
No flights were cancelled, only delayed for a short period of time.
A spokesman for the airport confirmed there was an incident and that the runway has now reopened.