Many flights cancelled at Hampton Roads' airports

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by 13News Now & Associated Press

WVEC.com

Posted on February 11, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 13 at 6:35 AM

2/13: Flight delays continue at both airports in Hampton Roads.  Check with your airline before you head out.

2/12 UPDATE: Not surprisingly, the storm has cancelled flights arriving and leaving from Norfolk and Newport News for a second day. 

NORFOLK-This new winter storm has cancelled hundreds of flights at Southern airports, includings ones in Hampton Roads.

Checking Norfolk International Airport website around 5 p.m., six flights to destinations including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Washington are cancelled. Seven flights from Detroit, Newark, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Baltimore, New York LGA and Washington Dulles are delayed.

On the Peninsula, flights out of Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, 4:02 p.m. flight to Charlotte, NC was cancelled.

Airport officials suggest you contact your airline or check the airport Websites before heading out to make sure the flights are running as scheduled.

Delta is allowing customers expecting to travel through several Southeastern cities from Tuesday to Thursday to make free one-time changes to their itineraries. The waiver applies to travelers passing through Atlanta; the Carolinas; Huntsville, Ala.; and Norfolk.

Tracking service FlightAware shows that before dawn Tuesday, 894 flights for the day had been canceled into and out of the main airports in Atlanta, Dallas and Charlotte, N.C.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the main hub for Delta Air Lines, led the nation in Tuesday flight cancellations with 368.

 

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