NEW YORK -- Nearly 1,510 flights remain delayed or cancelled in the aftermath of a massive weekend blizzard that slammed into the eastern U.S., wreaking havoc on travel in the nation's busiest cities.
Lingering flight delays in wake of blizzard
Posted: 7:25 AM, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-25 11:17:06-05
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But that was a big improvement from the 3,100 flights that failed to take off Friday and 4,511 being grounded on Saturday during the height of the storm.
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On Monday, airports in the New York City and Washington D.C. metro areas were the hardest hit. Newark Liberty International lists 247 cancelled flights and 8 delays as of Monday morning, the most of any U.S. airport, according to the flight tracking service FlightAware. Meanwhile, LaGuardia lists 143 cancelled flights and 3 delays with John F. Kennedy airport listing 43 cancelations and 15 delays.
In Washington D.C., Washington Dulles International listed 127 cancellations and 3 delays, making it the third-worst affected airport in the nation. Reagan National had 115 cancellations. Baltimore/Washington International listed 74 cancellations and 4 delayed.
The storm had dropped snow from the Gulf Coast to New England, with near-record snowfalls tallied from Washington, D.C. to New York City.
The storm dropped snow from the Gulf Coast to New England, with near-record snowfalls tallied from Washington, D.C. to New York City. At least 31 people have died as a result of the snowstorm. The deaths occurred in car accidents, from carbon monoxide poisoning, and from heart attacks while shoveling snow.
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