MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota’s Tuesday snowstorm is causing a significant amount of cancellations and delays at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
The Metropolitan Airports Commission say 175 flights — including arrivals and departures — have been cancelled as of Tuesday night, and more than 80 flights have been delayed.READ MORE: Daunte Wright Shooting: Hundreds Gather Outside Brooklyn Center PD For 5th Night Of Protests
Wind was a major problem for the airport, leading to the closure of two of their most-efficient runways, according to officials.READ MORE: Brooklyn Center, Champlin Announce Curfews For Thursday Night
The Federal Aviation Administration says some arriving flights are delayed on average of five hours and 51 minutes.
The FAA says this is just general airport conditions, so travelers should check with their specific airline to determine if their flight is affected.MORE NEWS: 'We Are All Human Beings': Immigrant Entrepreneurs Open Store In MOA To Unite Minnesotans
MAC says crews will work through the night to get those two runways back in operation.