How Flight Delays in the Northeast Are Affecting DFW Airport

Flights out of DFW Airport are experiencing delay times averaging 41 minutes for travelers heading to La Guardia Airport Friday, according to the FAA's flight delay information.Generally, arrivals to DFW are experiencing delays of up to 15 minutes.The Federal Aviation Administration halted flights into New York's LaGuardia Airport because of a shortage of air-traffic control staff, escalating the pressure on President Donald Trump and lawmakers to end the government shutdown. A lack of workers at an air-traffic control facility in the Washington area prompted the FAA to order a ground stop at LaGuardia, one of the nation's busiest transportation hubs. Flights at other East Coast airports such as Washington's Reagan National, Newark Liberty International and Philadelphia International were also delayed Friday.The FAA released a statement Friday saying they are working to mitigate the impact.  Continue reading...

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