An ice storm has canceled flights and closed the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, the AP reported. Flights between McAllen and Dallas are canceling, All flights have been canceled and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport announced at about 6:30 am that it has completely closed, except for air travelers already in the airport.
Dallas Love Field is still open, however.
There’s no word yet on when DFW will be re-opened but they hope to have the airport re-opened by 7-8 am, according to Airport representative David Magana.
Runways and terminals are iced over and, although crews were treating those areas with de-icing agents, Magana said high winds and other factors prevented the airport from continuing to de-ice planes.
Before it shut down, hundreds of cancelations had already been issued.