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Published: Monday, April 15, 2019 @ 6:02 AM
By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
CHICAGO — More than 1,100 flights at Chicago’s two major airports were canceled Sunday because of snow and slick conditions, WMAQ reported.
The flights were canceled after a mid-April snowstorm Sunday dropped nearly seven inches of snow in the Chicago area, WLS reported. It is the snowiest April 14 on record, the television station reported.
As of Sunday evening, 1,000 flights had been canceled at O'Hare International Airport, and flights that did take off were delayed an average of 44 minutes, WMAQ reported.
UPDATE: Spring snow storm causing delays averaging 49 minutes at O'Hare with 978 cancellations. Snow teams & Deicers are rolling, but be sure to check flight status with your airline!— O'Hare Intl. Airport (@fly2ohare) April 14, 2019
At Midway Airport, 156 flights were canceled because of the snowy conditions, the television station reported.
Spring snow storm causing delays averaging 20 minutes at Midway with 148 total cancellations. Snow teams & Deicers are rolling, but be sure to check flight status with your airline!— Midway Intl. Airport (@fly2midway) April 14, 2019