Palm Beach International Airport 'experiencing extensive delays and cancellations'

Issues tied to closure of FAA air traffic control center near Jacksonville
Airplane taking off seen through window at Palm Beach International Airport
Posted at 4:56 PM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 18:45:32-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach International Airport was "experiencing extensive delays and cancellations" Monday afternoon.

The airport said Monday afternoon on Twitter that the issues are related to the closure of the Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control center near Jacksonville.

The NBC affiliate in Jacksonville reported that the facility was closed because it was being cleaned after there was a positive case of COVID-19.

As of Monday afternoon, there had been four cancellations and eight delayed flights that were scheduled to arrive in West Palm Beach.

At least three departing flights were also canceled.

All travelers were encouraged to contact their airlines for how the cancellations and delays will impact their flights.

Click here to check the status of arriving flights and here for the status of departing flights.