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Storm Causes Delays At Newark, LaGuardia Airports

Newark Liberty Airport (credit: Getty Images)

Newark Liberty Airport (credit: Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Newark and LaGuardia airports are reporting weather-related delays of up to one hour and 20 minutes.


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LaGuardia Airport’s incoming flights were experiencing average delays of 1 hour. Flights destined for Newark International Airport were delayed an average of 1 hour and 20 minutes.

After earlier delays, flights arriving to and departing from John F. Kennedy Airport are not reporting any serious problems.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the airports’ operator, says a total of 300 flights were canceled at the three airports, most in advance of the storm.

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There were no major troubles on New York City subways or buses.

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