Today is not the day you want to fly

A look at the national air traffic today reveals one wide-ranging impact of the ice storm in the Southeast.

Here is a typical snapshot of the air traffic on a typical morning:

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Here’s what it looked like this morning:

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More than 2,000 Atlanta-based flights have already been canceled, which certainly impacts flying in our area since Atlanta is Delta’s major hub.

Atlanta is normally the world’s busiest airport. Here’s what it looked like at mid-morning today:

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