Miserable Travelers Stranded After America's Busiest Airport Lost Power
In sheer volume of passengers served,
According to the
, a fire at an underground Georgia Power facility was the source of
My own trip from Lexington, Kentucky (for a very lovely wedding-congrats James and Melissa) back to New York was scheduled to lay over in Atlanta. Luckily there were seats left on a flight to Detroit instead, but many travelers, especially those already at Atlanta, were not so lucky.
Power was restored around midnight, with TSA lanes opening back up closer to 3:30am. However, a tweet this morning from the Federal Aviation Administration noted that foggy conditions might further affect a return to normalcy for travelers headed in or out of ATL.