By Bay City News Service
On what is anticipated to be one of the busiest travel days of the
year-end holiday season, some Bay Area airports are facing delays and
cancellations with inclement weather arriving Saturday morning.
At San Francisco International Airport, airport duty manager Lily
Wang said 50 flights — 25 arrivals and 25 departures — were canceled this
Other flights are seeing delays of up to an hour and a half, Wang
She said there are many delays into Midwest and East Coast
airports, with longer delays for flights arriving at Newark International
An estimated 130,000 passengers are expected to pass through SFO
today, according to airport officials.
Oakland International Airport is tracking on-time flights in and
out of the airport this morning with no cancellations, according to airport
The airport was expected to see increased activity today before
the Christmas holiday, according to officials.
According to the National Weather Service, rain is moving south
from the North Bay this morning and will continue to fall through Sunday,
making for a soggy and windy weekend throughout the Bay Area.
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