An American Airlines jet is deiced early Tuesday morning, Feb. 17, 2015. More than 2,000 passengers spent Monday night in the terminal at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Cots, mats, pillows and blankets were distributed. Some Airport concessionaires and checkpoints extended hours to accommodate travelers.
An American Airlines jet is deiced early Tuesday morning, Feb. 17, 2015. More than 2,000 passengers spent Monday night in the terminal at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Cots, mats, pillows and blankets were distributed. Some Airport concessionaires and checkpoints extended hours to accommodate travelers. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
An American Airlines jet is deiced early Tuesday morning, Feb. 17, 2015. More than 2,000 passengers spent Monday night in the terminal at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Cots, mats, pillows and blankets were distributed. Some Airport concessionaires and checkpoints extended hours to accommodate travelers. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

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