Bay City News Service
As the storm known as Sandy battered much of the East Coast with strong winds, flooding and even blizzards on Tuesday morning, many airports remained shut down and dozens of flights were canceled at Bay Area airports.
As of mid-morning, 114 flights had been canceled at San Francisco
International Airport, a duty manager said.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, seven airports remain shut down because of the storm, including John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark International Airport, and La Guardia Airport.
There is no estimated time when the airports will reopen.
SFO has also seen cancellations of flights going to and from Boston, Baltimore, both Washington D.C. airports and Philadelphia, said airport duty manager Shannon Wilson.
Oakland International Airport has a small number of flights that go in and out of JFK that have been affected, an airport official said.
Mineta San Jose International Airport has only one flight canceled
today into JFK, said spokeswoman Rosemary Barnes.
On Monday night a flight into Boston was canceled, she said.
Before heading to the airport, travelers are advised to check the status of their flights.