Flights delayed and cancelled by heavy fog at Edmonton airport
Heavy fog in the Edmonton area ground air traffic to a screeching halt Saturday morning.
“The fog is quite unusual and it has significant impacted our operations. We have had no arrivals or departures this morning,” said Traci Bednard, Edmonton International Airport (EIA) spokeswoman. “It’s not unusual to have weather impacts or fog impacts, but it is unusual for fog to be this settled and stay as long as it has.”
Eight outbound flights were cancelled Saturday morning, 12 aircraft were diverted and 27 flights were left waiting for departure. At 12:15 p.m., the EIA issued a statement online saying flights had begun departing the airport again.
Read full story: edmontonjournal.com
Posted: 24 Mar 2019 13:00:33