The onset Friday of a strong winter storm brought about a spate of flight delays and cancellations at Lindbergh Field.
In the late morning, seven arrivals were delayed and a dozen others canceled through the late-evening hours, and seven departures were running behind schedule and 42 were scratched altogether, according to airport officials.
Most of the cancellations were for late-afternoon and evening flights.
The following delays were occurring at the bayside airport of 11:30 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center:
— Departures to Los Angeles International Airport, an average of 77 minutes;
— Departures to San Francisco International Airport, an average of 3 hours and 19 minutes;
— Departures to La Guardia Airport in New York, an average of 18 minutes;
— Departures to Newark (New Jersey) International Airport, an average of 52 minutes;
— General arrival delays, 15 minutes or less.
Travelers scheduled to pass through Lindbergh Field were advised to check on the status of their flights before heading to the airport.
—City News Service
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