Some Flights Cancelled; Airports Get Set for Snow

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    NEWSLETTERS

    AP

    Area airports are hunkering down as snow brings widespread flight cancellations Monday.

    More than 2,000 flights in the United States were canceled more than 200 were delayed early Monday, according to flight tracking site FlightAware.com. The bulk of the problems were at airports in Washington, New York and Philadelphia. There are more than 30,000 flights in the United States on a typical day.

    Nearly 300 flights leaving Reagan National Airport have been canceled while 92 flights originating at Dulles International Airport have been axed.

    Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport reports 129 flight cancellations.

    Snow removal crews were onsite overnight and will remain there through the duration of the storm.

    Passengers with flights scheduled for Monday, Mar. 3 should contact their airline to discuss alternate booking options. Based on the weather forecast, the airports are expecting widespread flight cancellations.

    Most airlines will rebook customers affected by the storm for no additional fee.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.