: Daily Sabah: Incirlik Air Base to resume operations

19:21 Jul. 16, 2016

Daily Sabah: Incirlik Air Base to resume operations

A Saudi jet fighter prepares to land at Incirlik Air Base near Adana, southern Turkey, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. (AP Photo)

The military base has been shortly sealed off following coup attempt

The United States is working with Turkish officials to resume air operations at Incirlik Air Base "as soon as possible" after the Turkish government closed its airspace to military aircraft after a coup attempt, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

"In the meantime, US Central Command is adjusting flight operations in the counter-ISIL campaign to minimize any effects on the campaign," Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said in a statement, using a different acronym for the Daesh terrorist group.

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