S. Florida flights delayed, canceled as Northeast storm snarls travel

March 03, 2018
A powerful winter storm that slammed the Northeast this week continues to affect flights into and out of South Florida. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

A fierce winter storm that slammed the Northeast has led to delayed and canceled flights at airports in South Florida.

More than 2 million homes and businesses in the region were without power Saturday morning thanks to the powerful nor’easter, The Associated Press reported. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency Saturday afternoon.

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Forty-nine flights were delayed and 13 canceled at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach on Saturday, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware. Flights into and out of Newark, N.J., Philadelphia, New York and Boston were affected.

The busier Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport saw more slowdowns, with 121 delayed flights and 21 cancellations, according to FlightAware.

Miami International Airport saw 103 delays and 25 canceled flights, FlightAware shows.