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Flights Delayed, Canceled At Yeager Airport

Reported by: Send eMail Kera Mashek
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Dec. 8, 2013 5:26 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 8, 2013 6:57 PM EST

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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

Sunday was not an easy day for people trying to fly out of Charleston's Yeager Airport.

Flights heading to Atlanta, Chicago and Detroit from Charleston were all delayed throughout the day.

Flights to Washington, D.C and Dallas have been canceled.

It was not just because of the snow in Charleston. Many of the cities were also hit with a round of winter weather, dumping several inches of snow.

“What happens is when you start getting flight delays at the hubs, it starts backing up the whole system and we're part of that system, so it's going to affect us too,” Brian Belcher, of Yeager Airport, said.

The airport recommends passengers check with their airline, or call the airport to see if their flight is impacted by the weather.



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