Travelers flying out of Charlotte are finding it a lot easier to reach destinations Thursday than their counterparts did Wednesday.
While a large late-winter storm continues to swirl off the Mid-Atlantic coast, the impact of bad weather on flight schedules has lessened considerably.
Snow and strong winds caused dozens of flight cancellations Wednesday in and out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The disruptions especially affected flights involving destinations such as Washington, Baltimore and inland Virginia cities.
Thursday morning, the flight board at the airport in Charlotte showed only seven cancellations between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. All but one of those are arriving flights.
The only cancelled departure is a flight to Newark. Cancelled arrivals include flights to Charlotte from New York’s LaGuardia Airport; Dulles Airport in Washington; Westchester, N.Y.; Huntington, W.Va.; and Lynchburg, Va.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport was reported to be busy Thursday morning, possibly because a large number of travelers who were affected by Wednesday’s disrupted schedule were catching flights elsewhere.
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