The ice storm in the South has led to canceled flights to and from South Florida. Following are reports from the Broward and Miami-Dade airports:
Here is an update from Greg Meyer, spokesman at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport:
Due to the winter weather system in the Southeast, flights to Atlanta and Charlotte have been impacted. We have had 52 delayed flights up to 2 hours in duration and twelve canceled flights today.
Due to the winter weather system in the Southeast, flights to the following cities have been impacted: Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, Myrtle Beach, Newark, and Richmond.
We have 22 delayed flights up to 3 hours in duration and 44 cancelled flights.
The Aviation Department has just learned from Delta Airlines that all Delta flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Atlanta on Wednesday, Feb 12th are canceled.
Delta has 14 flights a day to Atlanta, AirTran has three, Spirit has three and Southwest has three daily flights to Atlanta. I have not heard from the other three carriers about their intentions to continue service to Atlanta Wednesday.
Delta will have limited service to Atlanta on Thursday starting at 10:50 a.m. All other Delta flights to and from FLL are expected to operate normally.
Here is an updated from Marc Henderson, spokesman at Miami International Airport:
As of 7 a.m. Miami International Airport has experienced 41 canceled flights – 19 canceled arrivals and 22 canceled departures. There are no delayed flights. The cities affected by the cancelled flights include: Dallas, Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham.