NE storm causes flight cancellations in Denver

By: News Desk Email
By: News Desk Email

DENVER, Colo. (AP) Denver International Airport officials say the winter storm that dumped snow across the Northeast has caused 40 flight cancellations to and from the airport.

Officials said in a statement Friday that travelers should check their flight status before leaving for the airport.

The Denver airport averages 1,625 flights a day.

The forecast is calling for up to 5 inches of snow Saturday, and airport officials say flight delays are possible.

Snow-removal teams are standing by and planes will likely be deiced before departure.

Airlines canceled about 2,200 flights across the nation Friday as between 6 inches and 2 feet of snow fell from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts, and bitter cold gripped much of the Midwest.


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