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05 Mar 2019 | 01:46 AM UTC

Canada: Delays reported at Halifax Stanfield Airport (YHZ) March 4

Canada News Alert

Icy runway conditions result in delays at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) on March 4; cancelations reported at Charlottetown Airport (YYG) on Prince Edward Island

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/5/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Halifax). COUNTRY/REGION Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ), Charlottetown Airport (YYG)

Event

Flight delays were reported in Nova Scotia's Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Prince Edward Island's Charlottetown Airport (YYG) on Monday, March 4, due to winter weather. A plane slid off the runway at YHZ around 18:30 (local time), causing flight cancelations and delays. A second runway was later opened and planes began landing around 21:00. Residual flight disruptions are expected in the coming hours. On Prince Edward Island, heavy snow and strong winds limited visibility and resulted in flight cancelations. Wind gusts of up to 70 km/h (45 mph) are expected to drop to 40 km/h (25 mph) on Tuesday, March 5. Further delays and cancelations are possible into Tuesday.

Advice

Individuals traveling to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation disruptions, including flight delays and cancelations, and confirm their flight status.

 

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