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Snowstorm Causes Flight Cancellations In Houston

The National Weather Service is predicting up to eight inches of snow today in New York, and up to 17 inches of snow in Boston

Bush Intercontinental Airport

A winter storm that is bringing blizzard conditions to the Northeastern United States is bringing some flight cancellations to Houston.

According to the airline tracking website FlightAware.com, 26 outbound flights from Bush Intercontinental have been cancelled, while 40 inbound flights have been cut. According to Bill Begley with Fly2Houston, Bush typically handles about 1,200 flights per day, so the snow storm has affected about five percent of the daily traffic at the airport.

Most of the cancellations have been United Air Lines flights. United has cancelled 497 flights today, or about 22% of its daily traffic. Most of the cancellations involve flights to or from Boston or New York. Overall, 875 into or out of Newark have been cut, 686 flights at Logan International, 540 flights at LaGuardia, and 331 flights at John F. Kennedy airport have been cancelled today.

 

The National Weather Service is predicting up to eight inches of snow today in New York, and up to 17 inches of snow in Boston.

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