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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A ground stop at Philadelphia International Airport has been lifted after an “equipment outage at the FAA Tower,” officials said.

The ground stop lasted for nearly 2 hours.

“FAA ground stop due to earlier tower power outage has been lifted. FAA reporting some arriving flights are running 1 hour 54 minutes behind schedule. Check flight status updates with your airline,” said airport officials

Travelers are urged to check directly with their airline for flight status updates.

Some fliers have taken to social media to voice their concerns:


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