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Logan Airport Prepares for Winter Weather

Passengers encouraged to contact their airline before heading to the airport

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

BOSTON -- Logan Airport is preparing for a winter weather event starting Thursday morning, February 13. Crews will be working throughout the storm to keep the airfield open, unless conditions make snow removal operations unsafe. Airlines are cancelling flights in advance of the storm and delays are likely.

Massport encourages passengers to contact their airline on flight status before heading to the airport. Passengers can also receive airport information at or up-to-date airport delay information at

Most domestic airlines will have limited operations at Logan Thursday morning. Most international flights are expected to operate, but passengers should check with their airline. The airport does not cancel flights; that is a decision made by individual airlines.

Once the winter weather passes, airlines will begin re-accommodating passengers affected by cancellations and delays. This process could take time and passengers are encouraged to contact their airline before heading to the airport. In the event of excessive delays or diversions, Massport will work with airlines to provide passengers with cots.

Boston Logan, 15 minutes from the intersection of Route 128 and I-90 and five minutes from downtown Boston, serves as the gateway to the New England region and offers nonstop service to 76 domestic and 36 international destinations and in 2013 handled more than 30 million passengers. Boston Logan is served by two public transit lines and is the Air Line Pilot Association’s Airport of the Year for 2008 because of its commitment to safety. Over the past decade, the airport spent $4.5 billion on a modernization program that includes new terminals, public transportation access, parking facilities, roadways and airport concessions, and has been transformed into a world-class 21st Century facility.  The airport generates $7 billion in total economic impact each year.

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