300 Flights Canceled at Chicago Airports - NBC Chicago

300 Flights Canceled at Chicago Airports



    Northeast Storm Causes More Than 150 Flights to be Canceled

    What could be historically bad weather for the East Coast on Monday helped cancel more than 150 flights at O’Hare Airport Monday morning. NBC Chicago's Dick Johnson reports. (Published Monday, Jan. 26, 2015)

    More than 300 flights were canceled at Chicago's O'Hare and Midway International airports on Tuesday morning, mostly as a result of severe weather that battled the East Coast.

    The Chicago Department of Aviation at 8:30 a.m. said 280 flights were canceled at O'Hare and more than 45 were canceled at Midway.

    Flight boards have spelled nothing but bad news for travelers trying to head east since Sunday. More than 100 flights were canceled Sunday and more than 160 were canceled Monday.

    United Airlines canceled all flights in Boston, New York and Philadelphia on Tuesday. New York's LaGuardia Airport had half its flights scratched Monday. Boston's Logan Airport and Rhode Island's T.F. Green closed Monday evening and no flights were expected to land or take off at either airport Tuesday.

    In all, more than 7,700 flights in and out of the East Coast have been canceled.

    Amtrak canceled service on many lines Monday and Tuesday. Service on the Lake Shore Limited, which traves between Chicago and New York and Boston, was canceled Tuesday between New York and Albany-Rensselaer, N.Y., and Boston and Albany-Rensselaer, N.Y. 

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