Winter Storm Causes Numerous Cancellations, Delays in Northeast and Midwest
Yet another winter storm moved in on the Northeast from the Midwest Monday night, dumping snow, sleet, and freezing rain on many parts up the coast. Some areas saw more precipitation Tuesday, causing hundreds of flight cancellations, and thousands of delays.
As of 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, 870 flights in the country had been cancelled, with a further 3,982 delayed according to FlightStats, a flight tracking service. Newark Liberty International Airport led the nation in cancellations, with a total of 275 flights cancelled, and 175 delayed.
New York’s LaGuardia was next on the list, with 196 cancellations, and a combined 358 delayed arriving and departing flights. The city’s other airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, has had 39 cancellations, as well as 168 delays.
At Philadelphia International Airport, there have been 66 cancellations and 349 delays, while Boston’s Logan International Airport has seen 73 cancellations, and 150 delays.
The Midwest is still recovering from the storm that moved through the area on Monday as well, with Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport seeing a total of 86 cancellations and 606 delays. Meanwhile, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has had 62 cancelled flights, and 121 delayed.
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