New York airports to remain closed until at least noon on Monday
Due to the effects of Hurricane Irene, New York airports - John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport - remain closed.
Due to the effects of Hurricane Irene, New York airports – John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport – remain closed. The soonest flights may be able to resume would be noon EDT, Monday, August 29.
The reopening of the airports will depend on the conditions of facilities upon inspection and access to the airports. Compounding these considerations, Hurricane Irene has knocked out power to more than 4 million. The storm is responsible for at least 15 deaths in 6 states.
Airlines are working with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as well as city and county emergency management officials, to assess critical infrastructure.