Five New York City Area Airports to Close to Arriving Flights

8 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Friday, August 26 2011 Aug 26, 2011 Friday, August 26, 2011 7:45:00 PM CDT August 26, 2011 in News
By: The Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Aviation officials say they'll close the five main New York City-area airports to arriving passenger flights beginning at noon on Saturday because of Hurricane Irene.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey operates the
airports and says many weekend departures have been canceled in anticipation of the hurricane.
The suspension affects John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, Stewart International and Teterboro airports. It applies to domestic and international
flights.
The Port Authority said Friday it was taking the action to avoid stranding passengers at the airports when the region's mass transit systems won't be running because of the hurricane threat.

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