Teterboro remains closed, and Newark airport reopens with nearly 400 flights canceled
After the leftovers of Tropical Storm Ida shut down the airport and control tower Wednesday night, planes are flying again to and from Newark Liberty International Airport, although flooding has closed part of one terminal and some highways.
Teterboro Airport, on the other hand, remains close due to flooding and is scheduled to reopen later Thursday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
According to Port Authority officials, 372 flights out of 1,168 scheduled for Thursday are cancelin as of 10 a.m., with United Airlines accounting for the majority of the cancellations.
Ida had the most impact on Newark, the Port Authority’s three major airports, officials said.
The lowest level of Newark Airport Terminal B, as well as the roads leading to it, remain closed while airport employees try to reopen them, according to Port Authority authorities.
Passengers and traffic are being direct to Terminal B’s higher level.
All parking lots are available.
Flights to Newark International are canceling on Wednesday night, and videos post on the social media show
So water in luggage rooms and Terminal B’s lower levels.
The airport’s parking lots and roads are also block due to widespread flash flooding.
According to the National Weather Service, the area is slammed by torrential rain late Wednesday, with
3.24 inches of rain observe at Newark airport between 8 and 9 p.m.
Officials report the AirTrain is running to all terminals except Terminal C, where buses have to replace the monorail service.
Crews are trying to restore service to that section of the system and replace flood-damage equipment.
Passengers should check the status of their flights with their carriers when there is flight activity.
So FlightView.com reports arrival and departure flight delays of 15 minutes or less.
All of the airport’s concessions are open for business.
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