An airport official tells NBC Right Now that all flights in and out of the Tri-Cities Airport from now to 8PM are canceled.
PASCO, WA - An airport official tells NBC Right Now that all flights in and out of the Tri-Cities Airport from now to 8PM are canceled. The visibility at the airport has dropped to .10 miles, which the FAA says is too low for take offs and landings.
If the fog doesn't lift by 8PM, flights after 8PM will not be able to land or take off from the Tri-Cities Airport.
We've been told a flight from Seattle and Portland has been canceled. A third flight from Salt Lake City was diverted to Spokane. A fourth flight from Las Vegas has just now been diverted to Spokane.
As of 7PM Thursday, a fifth flight was canceled. A flight from Minneapolis that was scheduled to arrive at 11:30PM Thursday night has been delayed and will arrive at 8:30AM Friday.
Another flight coming from Salt Lake City to Pasco that was scheduled to land at 10:44PM Thursday has been pushed back to 9:15AM Friday.
Two flights from Denver that were scheduled to land in Pasco Thursday night have also been canceled.