Ice and snow forced Detroit Metropolitan Airport to shut down altogether in 8 hours. Tuesday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
The FAA says the airport is expected to be open at 1 am in the morning.
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The flight finally started leaving Detroit Metro late on Wednesday morning. Anyone on a flight departing or arriving at the airport should check the status before leaving there due to accumulated withdrawals and delays. on Tuesday before moving to the area in April.
He landed at the airport with his wife and his 2-year-old daughter while waiting for a flight back to Atlanta. The family finally received a message that they could board a flight around noon. "It was a mess," said Barbour. "Many people have done the night at the airport. Luckily, we were able to pick up a hotel last night before they arrived. "
His flight to Atlanta was on an airplane that also headed south. Florida. These passengers boarded the plane, pulled back from the gate, and rode to the runway before returning to the gate.
"There were concerns that the track is safe," Barbor said. "So when we saw that it happened, we said" well, we probably just have to go ahead and get out of the airport. "