San Antonio, Texas–A major weather system is causing travel havoc at airports around the state Wednesday evening.
In San Antonio, departing flights are delayed up to 18 minutes at 8:30 p.m.
Elsewhere around the state, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is approaching delays of up to an hour due to weather. Across town at Dallas Love Field, delays are averaging half an hour however, those delays are increasing.
Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport, which experienced a ground stop earlier on Wednesday, is still working to recover schedules. Delays at that airport are averaging 40 minutes. At Houston’s second major airport, William P. Hobby International Airport delays are currently averaging half an hour. Both airports are reporting that delays are increasing as the system pushes its way east across the state.
In the state’s capital city, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is dealing with 25 minute delays on their departures.
Earlier a flight from San Louis Potosi, Mexico en route to Dallas was diverted the Austin for what is being called “major turbulence.” The plane was reportedly damaged during the incident but landed safely. Two passengers aboard the plane were taken off the plane and transported to Austin area hospitals with knee and neck injuries. They are reported to be in good condition.
The upper level storm system that is moving ahead and along the frontal system is pushing east across the state and is expected to move out of the state by Thursday afternoon.