Quickmover From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 2519 posts, RR: 0 Posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 4378 times:
Check out this link for DEN departures this morning. I'm wondering what the reason is that almost every departure makes a strange flight path and sometimes just orbiting in circles in route. Click on any flight and you'll see what I mean.
Goldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6152 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 4339 times:
It probably doesn't help you when you you think you are looking at departures, when the link takes you to arrivals.
The turns you see are aircraft holding INBOUND to DEN. The snow was very intense this morning causing a groundstop for inbound flights, which also metered in the traffic already airborn. They only had 1 runway open at a time for plowing, and could only land 30 planes per hour.
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