Philadelphia International Airport
Mass transit agencies are preparing for a snow storm to blow in during the evening commute.
As a polar vortex blankets the Delaware Valley in a deep freeze, record low temperatures are having a major effect on transportation, this morning.
“Please allow ample time for check-in & screening (2 hrs) as lines are longer due to weather conditions that are still impacting flights,” PHL posted around 11:45 a.m.
A blanket of ice covered the region early Sunday morning, causing all sorts of problems for commuters.
There were nearly 160 flight cancellations this morning at Philadelphia International Airport, and arriving flights were delayed an average of about 3½ hours.
Snow Forces Cancellation of 100+ Flights In and Out of PHL; Mass Transit Systems Modifying Service Schedules
Mass transit systems across the Delaware Valley are modifying service schedules and making accommodations for commuters due to the winter storm.
At Philadelphia International Airport Tuesday night, there were plenty of happy holiday reunions.
According to the FAA, due to low clouds and fog, some arrivals were seeing delays averaging about 30-minutes.
Beer-loving travelers are in good hands at Philadelphia International Airport.
This weekend’s winter storm came and went, but not before it left behind some tricky travel conditions.
As of 3:30 p.m., a spokesperson for the airport says there are no FAA reported delays for arriving or departing flights.
Shortly after the snow started this morning, the number of flights listed in red as “cancelled” started growing.
Many air travelers arrived at the airport early this morning, hoping to get a head start on the snow.
The airport’s two main carriers, US Airways and American, say they will waive change fees in light of the forecast.
Sunday’s snow storm caught many people off guard, including staff at Philadelphia International Airport.