NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Nearly 300 flights were canceled at New York City’s area airports Wednesday, as a storm packing rain and snow throttled the East Coast, — disrupting plans for travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations.
The tracking service FlightAware.com also reported thousands of flight delays well into the night Wednesday.
As of 9:30 p.m., delays of 40 minutes were reported at LaGuardia Airport, 25 minutes at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and a whopping two hours at Newark-Liberty International Airport.
Travelers had been advised to take earlier flights, if possible.
As early as noon, 295 flights had been canceled Wednesday at Newark, LaGuardia, JFK and White Plains airports, according to FlightAware.com.Comments