Newark airport flights resuming after power outage
February 7th, 2011
03:53 PM ET

Newark airport flights resuming after power outage

[Updated at 4:34 p.m. ET] Power has been restored to Newark International Airport after a
switching problem knocked out power to all three terminals and caused flight restrictions at the airport Monday afternoon, according to a Port Authority spokesperson. Flights are resuming with residual delays.

[Initial post] A power outage at three Newark International Airport terminals prompted airport authorities to restrict incoming and outgoing flights Monday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration website.

Several people were removed from stalled elevators, while others remain stranded in the airport's monorail trains, according to a spokesman for the Port Authority for New York and New Jersey.

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soundoff (19 Responses)

    they should have got john mcclain in there.. one time he made a landing strip lights out of fire and all the planes were able to land..

    February 7, 2011 at 10:52 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Darrin G

    A power outage also occured at O'hare airport in Chicago, strange.

    February 7, 2011 at 11:21 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Freidman Willheim

    What is going on! I've been trying to reach Midway for hours..all I get is a busy signal?

    February 8, 2011 at 2:44 am | Report abuse |
  4. Cathy

    There was also on on Jan 26th. We sat in darkness for about 2 hours – no explanation and certainly no news report.

    February 8, 2011 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse |
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