Snowfall causing over 1-hour, 30-minute flight delays at McCarran

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The snowfall and cold in Las Vegas Wednesday are causing flight delays at McCarran Airport. 

The Federal Aviation Adminsitration says on their website that some flights are being delayed on an average of one hour and 37 minutes. 

AIRPORT STATUS INFORMATION
provided by the FAA’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) Real-time Status
The status information provided on this site indicates general airport conditions; it is not flight-specific.  Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected.
Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV (LAS). This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 1 hour and 37 minutes. To see if you may be affected, select your departure airport and check “Delays by Destination”.
Delays by Destination: 
  • Due to WEATHER / SNOW-ICE, departure traffic destined to Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ (EWR) is currently experiencing delays averaging 3 hours and 57 minutes
General Departure Delays: Because a traffic management program is delaying some arriving flights, departing flight schedules may be affected. Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected.
General Arrival Delays: Arrival traffic is experiencing airborne delays of 15 minutes or less.
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) Real-time StatusThe status information provided on this site indicates general airport conditions; it is not flight-specific.  Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected.Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV (LAS). This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 1 hour and 37 minutes. To see if you may be affected, select your departure airport and check “Delays by Destination”.Delays by Destination: 
  • Due to WEATHER / SNOW-ICE, departure traffic destined to Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ (EWR) is currently experiencing delays averaging 3 hours and 57 minutes
General Departure Delays: Because a traffic management program is delaying some arriving flights, departing flight schedules may be affected. Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected.General Arrival Delays: Arrival traffic is experiencing airborne delays of 15 minutes or less.
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) Real-time Status
The status information provided on this site indicates general airport conditions; it is not flight-specific.  Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected.
Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV (LAS). This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 1 hour and 37 minutes. To see if you may be affected, select your departure airport and check “Delays by Destination”.
Delays by Destination: 
  • Due to WEATHER / SNOW-ICE, departure traffic destined to Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ (EWR) is currently experiencing delays averaging 3 hours and 57 minutes
General Departure Delays: Because a traffic management program is delaying some arriving flights, departing flight schedules may be affected. Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected.
General Arrival Delays: Arrival traffic is experiencing airborne delays of 15 minutes or less.
 

 

The longest delay departure are travelers heading to Newark Internatinal Airport in New Jersey. Flight delays are ranging from three hours ro 57 minutes. 

8 News NOW will have updates on this developing story. 

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