UPDATE: Airport power outage caused by extreme cold



UPDATE (WKOW) — The power outage that disrupted approximately 15 outbound flights this morning at the Dane County Regional Airport was caused by extreme cold, according to airport officials.

In a Monday afternoon tweet, the airport said they had determined the cold was behind the power outage and thanked passengers for their patience.

Operations were back to normal by noon, and any delays during the afternoon were not related to the outage, according to the airport.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — The lights are slowly coming back on at the Dane County Regional Airport, according to the airport’s Twitter account.

However, DCRA officials are asking passengers on the concourse level to exit and be re-screened by TSA. They say passengers will be prioritized by departure time.

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UPDATE: passengers on the concourse level will need to exit and be rescreened by TSA. Passengers will be prioritized by departure time.

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Still no word on the lasting impact the outage will have on flights in and out of the airport.

Airport officials reccomend checking with your airline about the status of your specific flight.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — Dane County Airport says the arrivals/departures section of its website is out-of-date due to the power outage. The airport recommends checking with your airline to determine the status of your flight.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — Dane County Airports confirms its terminal is now closed. The airport is asking passengers to not travel to the airport until they receive further notice.

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Power Outage Update: the airport terminal is currently closed. Do not travel to the airport until you receive additional information.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — Dane County Regional airport confirms morning flights will be impacted until further notice.

Passengers should check with their airline directly for more information.

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Power outage update: morning flights will be impacted until power is returned. Check directly with your airline.

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Power Outage Update: Airfield operations are not affected. Planes are able to land and depart safely. Only terminal operations are affected.

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MADISON (WKOW) — The Dane County Regional airport is experiencing a power outage.

The airport says it’s working out what’s causing the outage.

Travelers are tweeting that no flights are departing right now and the airport confirms that flights are delayed.

This is a developing story. Stick with 27 News for updates. 

 

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Power Outage Update: MG&E is arriving to access the problem. Backup power generators should be functional shortly.

16:05 AM - Jan 21, 2019

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