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US flight cancellations due to Christmas day storm

1,051  flights were canceled on December 26th at US airports compared to Christmas Day's 660 cancelations.

Post-Christmas travelers found it tough-going after Christmas Day storm that brought tornadoes to Louisiana and Alabama. The storm is challenging holiday travel all the way from the Midwest to the East Coast. According to FlightStats.com:

  1. 1,051  flights were canceled on December 26th at US airports compared to Christmas Day’s 660 cancelations.  
  2. Airports with the most combined arrival and departure cancelations:
  • 225 flights canceled at (DFW) Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport
  • 212 flights canceled at (CLE) Hopkins International Airport
  • 154 flights canceled at (IND) Indianapolis International Airport
  • 119 flights canceled at (ORD) O’Hare International Airport
  • 87 flights canceled at (LGA) La Guardia Airport
  • 66 flights canceled at (PIT) Pittsburgh International Airport
  • 54 flights canceled at (DCA) Ronald Reagan National Airport
  • 53 flights canceled at (CLT) Douglas Airport
  • 52 flights canceled at (IAD) Dulles International Airport
  • 51 flights canceled at (CMH) Port Columbus International Airport

Travellers are advised to check with their airline for a real picture of operations before they travel.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.

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