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Heavy Snow At EWR Today  
User currently offlineEwrffvs From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 69 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1961 times:

Early season snowstorm moving up the U.S. East Coast. Presently EWR experiencing up to 4 hour delays. Many cancellations and diversions inevitable. Right now snow is coming down very heavy. Takeoffs averaging only 1 every 10 minutes.

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User currently offlineTrickijedi From United States of America, joined May 2001, 3266 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1913 times:

Yeah, looks like a mess out East today. There were however some flights that were able to leave either early or on time late this morning.


Its better to be on the ground wishing you were in the air than be in the air wishing you were on the ground. Fly safe!
User currently offlineAKelley728 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2189 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1902 times:

Yep, it's still coming down pretty heavily here in northern NJ.

I live in the approach path to EWR and I haven't heard anything today (I'm stuck at home).


User currently offlineBA777 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 2173 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1853 times:

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BA777


User currently offlineUsairways85 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 3392 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1836 times:

its been horrible at PHL, arriving flts are receiving delays of 4-8 hours. Earlier visibility was probably down to about 1/2 mile

User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3981 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 1822 times:

I think ISP may be closed.......I been home all day and I haven't heard ANY planes taking off since early afternoon.


Don't give up don't ever give up - Jim Valvano
User currently offlineAndrej From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 925 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 1805 times:

Hey,

few minutes ago, they have closed RWY4R. The traffic is bad. I listen to EWR TWR (121.800) all day long. Many planes are stuck, waiting for their turn. Living in Woodbrdige, which is some 7 NM from EWR it is very quiet today.

There was one COA flight, which was waiting for their gate more than 20min. Also, TWR said that the delay was about 1.5 to 2 hrs.

Cheers,

Andrej L.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

PS Today is my B-day!


User currently offlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 7528 posts, RR: 28
Reply 7, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1718 times:

NW cancelled most of the DTW-EWR flights today. The have one operating this evening....they are sub-ing in a 757-300, not a regular visitor to EWR, needed for capacity since all others were cancelled today, it should be en-route now.

User currently offlineRedngold From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 6907 posts, RR: 45
Reply 8, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1664 times:

Two interesting diversions due to the white-out situation at EWR:

Continental PTY-EWR diverted to CHS
Continental SJU-EWR diverted to PIT
USAirways CLT-EWR diverted to BNA (tho that might be mechanical...)

redngold



Up, up and away!
User currently offlineJBLUA320 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3179 posts, RR: 19
Reply 9, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1646 times:
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I live in Morris County, NJ.. about 30 mins from EWR and I have 10 inches of snow!

JBLU


User currently offlineJcxp15 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 997 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1636 times:

7 inches officially as of 8PM at LGA, and snowfall amounts range from 6-10 inches all over the area. I was looking at all the inbound and outbound LGA/JFK/EWR flights on airport monitor earlier, and traffic was way down...

User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16822 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1634 times:

I work for the State in Downtown Newark (Halsey Street), the State let us go early at 2PM. I didn't get home (Manalapan, Monmouth County) until 4:30, usually at rush hour it takes me an hour and 10 minutes to get home.

The Turnpike was fine but from exit 11 to the Raritan tollplaza took over an hour, they didn't plow the Parkway and they only had 4 toll lanes open at the Raritan toll plaza.



Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5632 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1601 times:

I think ISP may be closed.......I been home all day and I haven't heard ANY planes taking off since early afternoon.

When I got to Ronkonkoma station about 7 this evening, there were probably 50 to 75 people with luggage, who'd obviously just gotten into ISP and were waiting for the next train to Penn.



"Let me think about it" = the coward's way of saying "no"
User currently offlineAKelley728 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2189 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (11 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1529 times:

FAA is reporting that delays at EWR today are less that 15 minutes on average. Pretty good when compared to LaGuardia - which is experiencing average delays of over an hour.

User currently offlineFlpuck6 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2122 posts, RR: 30
Reply 14, posted (11 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1476 times:

BOS saw some nice diversions yesterday, most likely from EWR and/or JFK:

Aeromar 762 (JFK)
Continental 757 (EWR)
Privatair 737BBK (EWR---the LH DUS-EWR flight?)

-Chris



Bonjour Chef!
User currently offlineFrequentFlyKid From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 1206 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (11 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1472 times:

I wonder why they just didn't put the SJU flight into CLE. I mean they diverted all the way to PIT, why not put it into CLE where they have a hub and probably could have better handled the situtation?

User currently offlineUsairways85 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 3392 posts, RR: 7
Reply 16, posted (11 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1454 times:

because theere wasn't much of a reason to fly into CLE, they landed in PIT, no big deal, they were at PIT for a few hours and then got on their way to EWR. There's no reason to fly to CLE, the flt wasn't cancelled, just merely diverted at which point the airline would have to worry about getting the pax to the original destination. Flying to a hub would just cost more money, for no reason

User currently offlineUsairways85 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 3392 posts, RR: 7
Reply 17, posted (11 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1442 times:

kinda worded my last statement funny, i just meant that the flt wasn't cancelled so at PIT the airline did not have to worry about getting the pax to the original destination by some means of transportation

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