Spokeswoman Victoria Lupica says a Delta Airlines flight was taxing the runway when smoke was reported in the cockpit.
According to the FAA, due to low clouds and fog, some arrivals were seeing delays averaging about 30-minutes.
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.
Sunday’s storm has caused delays at Philadelphia International Airport as well as unexpected damage throughout parts of Southern New Jersey.
A fuel tank somehow disconnected from its trailer hitch at Philadelphia International Airport, rolled onto the taxiway and got stuck under an airplane.
Across the country, more than 1,500 flights were canceled because of storms.
Airport spokeswoman Victoria Lupica says a United Airlines flight bound for Cleveland reported a smell of smoke shortly after takeoff and returned to the airport just before 6:30 a.m.
Full flight operations were expected to resume Wednesday at Philadelphia International Airport following Hurricane Sandy.
Limited flight service resumed Tuesday afternoon at Philadelphia International Airport.
Philadelphia International Airport has a new airline offering service there.
Reports are coming in of many traffic accidents, downed wires and power outages across the region.