More than 6,000 flights have been canceled nationwide, including some at Kansas City International Airport, as the Northeast part of the United States shuts down in advance of a large snowstorm.
The storm, which is expected to break records, has more than 35 million people in its path in the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor.
Six flights from Kansas City to the Northeast on Monday had been canceled, including Delta Flight 5478 to New York, which was originally scheduled to depart at 6:30 a.m.; United Flight 4553 to Newark, which was originally scheduled to depart at 10:09 a.m.; and Southwest Flight 325 to Boston, which was scheduled to depart at 7:50 p.m.
Several flights from the Northeast to KCI also had been canceled.
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There were already three flight cancellations for Tuesday from KCI — 6:30 a.m. and 2:33 p.m. Delta flights to New York and a 6:59 a.m. US Airways flight to Philadelphia/Providence.
A spokesman at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in New Hampshire says all flights probably will be canceled Tuesday — the first time the airport would close in 25 years.
Kansas City International Airport announced that most airlines are waiving rebook fees because of the blizzard.
For the latest flight information, go to www.flykci.com.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Robert A. Cronkleton, email@example.com