Gatwick Airport experiencing IT issues in Air Traffic Control tower

Gatwick Airport has been experiencing IT issues in the Air Traffic Control tower this (Thursday) morning.

The issues have resulted in three diverted flights and delays with both arrivals and departures.

Gatwick Airport tweeted: "We have been experiencing IT issues in the Air Traffic Control tower this morning, resulting in three diverted flights.

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"We continue to experience delays with both arrivals and departures, and are working to fully resolve this as soon as possible."

Gatwick Airport has been experiencing IT issues in the Air Traffic Control tower this (Thursday) morning. Picture by David Goddard/Getty Images