Weather across nation causes So Fla flight cancellations, delays

138 cancellations, 77 delays reported between FLL, MIA


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Dozens of flights were either canceled or delayed Tuesday because of weather throughout the U.S., airport officials said.

At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, 77 cancellations and 66 delays were reported on Tuesday.

Additionally, at Miami International Airport, 19 cancelled arrivals, 42 cancelled departures and 11 delayed arrivals were reported

Gregory Meyer, with the Broward County Aviation Department, said the maximum departure delay time was four hours and two minutes.

Officials said airports affected by Tuesday night's cancellations include Baltimore, Boston, John F. Kennedy, La Guardia, Long Island, Newark, O'Hare, Philadelphia, Port-au-Prince, Providence, San Jose, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Toronto, Washington, D.C. and White Plains.

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