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Lights Out At Buffalo Niagara  
User currently offlineIhadapheo From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 6027 posts, RR: 55
Posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1277 times:

Oh boy there is a power faliure at Buffalo Niagara International Airport.. looks like a transformer went bloey and thus no lights .. Planes are still arriving with the Terminal using backup power, what fun it must be to arrive in a almost dark airport. By the way are there any other "International" airports out there without any international flights or are we here in the little B just plain goofy.


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User currently offlineMah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33273 posts, RR: 71
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1230 times:

Wow. That's a shocker. Buffalo does not even have flights to Canada (well, AC does not fly to BUF)? But, no, BIA is not the only non-international airport with international in it's name.



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User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1228 times:

If you've got backup power on now there, it sounds like you're on generator power, and hopefully, it is connected to a different service, or at least a different feeder, than the main commercial line.

Hopefully, the airfield wasn't affected, or else your airfield electricians/ops people/ fireemen will be out there setting up temporary lights one-by-one. A pain to say the least, I know, I've done it.

Tom in NO (at MSY)



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