Detroit Metro Airport completely closed due to winter weather
DTW remains closed
DETROIT – The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is completely closed due to winter weather, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
The airport was closed Tuesday evening due to ice and snow. Check with your airline to determine if your flight has been affected.
Airport officials released the following statement:
“At approximately 8 p.m., all taxiways and runways at Detroit Metropolitan Airport closed due to the icy conditions. For several hours prior, maintenance crews actively treated the airfield. However, the constant rate of precipitation has diluted the deicing fluid, causing it to be ineffective. Crews are on the airfield working to prepare the surfaces to reopen. Based on the weather forecast, DTW is expected to remain closed overnight. Customers are encouraged to contact their airline before heading to the airport.”
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