Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport defunct for partial power shut down, many passengers stranded

Published on : Monday, December 18, 2017

Hartsfield-JacksonAtlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport got partial shutdown affection tens of thousands of people.

 

 

Hartsfield-Jackson international airport is the world’s busiest, handling more than 250,000 passengers and almost 2,500 flights every day. The passengers were left in darkened terminals or on board planes.

 

 

But the power was restored at the airport, but there are over 1,000 flights were cancelled with hundreds more cancellations scheduled for Monday. There are many flights scheduled to arrive from other airports were being diverted elsewhere or held at their departure airport.

 

 

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport confirmed that they had suffered a power cut shortly after 13:00 (18:00 GMT) on Sunday. The flights services resumed at 06:00 on Monday (11:00 GMT).

 

 

Georgia Power, which supplies the airport’s electricity, said it believed a fire at an subversive electrical facility was to blame for the power cut.

 

 

The officials said a piece of its switchgear could have failed and started the fire, causing cable damage.

 

 

The power at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was fully restored to the airport late on Sunday. The mayor of Atlanta confirmed the fire’s cause was under investigation, and apologized to the thousands affected. A number of major airlines, including United, Southwest and American Airlines, completely suspended their operations on Sunday.

 

 


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