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BWI Airport Sees Flight Delays Due To Thunderstorms

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- The Baltimore/Washington International Airport is experiencing flight delays in the wake of a severe thunderstorm on Sunday, according to FlightAware.

The flight-tracking website shows that BWI airport is experiencing departure delays of 31 minutes to 45 minutes—and that time frame was growing around 8 p.m.

The airport has had 49 flight cancellations today, according to the website. It also experienced 161 flight delays by 11:30 p.m.

Southwest Airlines experienced the most amount of canceled and delayed flights with 37 cancellations and 107 delays, according to the flight-tracker.

FlightAware's data shows that BWI airport is experiencing difficulties but not enduring the same level of struggles as Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which saw 103 flight cancellations and 478 flight delays on Sunday.

Storms that affected the Baltimore area Sunday are expected to move out of the area tonight with skies remaining partly to mostly cloudy.


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