UPDATE: Officials investigating whether airport power outage was weather related

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UPDATE (WKOW) — Officials with the Dane County Regional Airport say any delays caused by the power outage earlier this morning should be completely resolved by noon today.

Officials with the airport and MGE say the power outage was caused by a failure of an electrical delivery component within the airport.

They are investigating to see if it was related to the cold and should have more information later this afternoon.

About 15 flights were delayed, however the airport was still able to accept arrivals, so those weren’t affected.

Some hub connections are being adjusted to accommodate the delayed flights.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — The lights are slowly coming back on at the Dane County Regional Airport, according to the airport’s Twitter account.

However, DCRA officials are asking passengers on the concourse level to exit and be re-screened by TSA. They say passengers will be prioritized by departure time.

Still no word on the lasting impact the outage will have on flights in and out of the airport.

Airport officials reccomend checking with your airline about the status of your specific flight.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — Dane County Airport says the arrivals/departures section of its website is out-of-date due to the power outage. The airport recommends checking with your airline to determine the status of your flight.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — Dane County Airports confirms its terminal is now closed. The airport is asking passengers to not travel to the airport until they receive further notice.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — Dane County Regional airport confirms morning flights will be impacted until further notice.

Passengers should check with their airline directly for more information.

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MADISON (WKOW) — The Dane County Regional airport is experiencing a power outage.

The airport says it’s working out what’s causing the outage.

Travelers are tweeting that no flights are departing right now and the airport confirms that flights are delayed.

This is a developing story. Stick with 27 News for updates. 

 



2019-01-21 16:18:45

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