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Airport Shooting Delays L.A. Travel

Francesca Bessey |
November 1, 2013 | 12:39 p.m. PDT

Executive Producer

Travelers coming in and out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today may want to rethink their plans following this morning's shooting at the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

(Ted & Dani, Creative Commons)
(Ted & Dani, Creative Commons)

The airport remains open; however, according to CNN, air travelers should expect considerable delays.

SEE ALSO: LAX Shooting: TSA Agent Killed, Multiple People Injured

According to LAX Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsay, almost every flight leaving LAX will be "significantly late."

As for incoming flights, they are still being accepted, but at less than half the normal rate, according to Lindsay. The LAX website is reporting a Traffic Management Program in effect for incoming traffic and advising passengers to expect delays.

SEE ALSO: Shooting At LAX: First Reactions

According to USA Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement that those Los Angeles-bound flights that have not yet left the ground are being held at their departure airports.

The FAA will continue to monitor the situation and make adjustments to air traffic as needed.


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