MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A winter storm in the Midwest is affecting flights across all major US airports on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, including flights to and out of South Florida.
More than 800 flights in the US have been canceled Monday morning, according to FlightAware.com.
As of 11 a.m. Monday, Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport is reporting 43 delayed flights and 4 cancellations.
At Miami International Airport 5 arrivals were canceled and 1 departure had been canceled.
Airport officials are urging passengers to check with their airlines for any delays or cancellations before heading to the airport.
As the storm moves to the Northeast, more delays are likely. In all, winter-weather watches, warnings, and advisories that stretch from Illinois to New England cover more than 18 million people.
More than 1,700 US flights were canceled Sunday, with delays to 5,091 flights, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware. Most were at Kansas City and Chicago’s O’Hare International and Midway airports.
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