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Dec
17

Power outage at busiest airport sparks wave of cancellations

Power outage at busiest airport sparks wave of cancellationsAtlanta’s airport, the busiest in the world, was hit by a power outage on Sunday that caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled. “Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport sustained a power outage shortly after 1:00 pm today,” the airport said in a statement. The Federal Aviation Administration announced that it had put a “ground stop” on flights inbound for Atlanta, meaning they are held at the airports from which they were to depart.