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Updated: Power Outage Halts Flights at World’s Busiest Airport

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta is currently experiencing a power outage affecting several critical areas within the airport. Officials are not certain of the cause, which was first reported around 1:15 p.m. ET. "The Federal Aviation Administration has put in a ground stop for flights headed to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport due to a power outage affecting the airport terminals. The FAA Tower can operate normally, however, departures are delayed because airport equipment in the terminals is not working. A…

UPDATED: Atlanta Power Outage Affects Delta Flights Worldwide

At approximately 5:05 am ET, Delta announced that their system was undergoing a power outage. The source of the outage occurred in Atlanta at approximately 2:30 am ET. Initially, the outage only delayed flights awaiting departure. Aircraft already in the air continued to operator as normal. Due to a computer…

Washington Airspace Power Outage Prompts Delays Across the East Coast

At noon on August 15, many were looking forward to a beautiful weekend with nice temperatures across the board but were rudely awakened when their travel plans were interrupted by a power outage in the Washington Center Area (ZDC). [caption id="attachment_2629" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Screenshot from FAA advisories[/caption] The FAA reported…