Travelers urged to check flight schedules as ice shuts down Texas airports

Winter weather in South Texas is affecting local travelers looking to catch the next flight at the Corpus Christi International Airport.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Winter weather in South Texas is affecting local travelers looking to catch the next flight at the Corpus Christi International Airport. Officials with CCIA are urging travelers to check flight schedules before heading to the terminal after freezing temperatures caused most flights to be delayed or canceled.

Kim Bridger-Hunt, marketing manager for CCIA, says anyone scheduled to fly to or through the airport within the next 48 hours should be in contact with their airline. So far over 50 flights in and out of San Antonio have also been canceled. 

Severe weather in the Houston area has also resulted in numerous cancellations and delays of inbound and outbound flights at both George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport. So far the Bush Intercontinental Airport is reporting 787 cancellations. At the Hobby Airport, 223 flights have been canceled with 64 delayed.

Officials at the CCIA say runways will remain open as the operations team monitors weather conditions. 

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