Power outage suspends flights at Atlanta airport


Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest, reported a loss of power on Sunday afternoon.

Southwest Airlines is canceling "all but a handful of worldwide flights", according to an airline spokesperson.

Airport officials told NBC News that electrical issues at a Georgia substation "has impacted the power at the airport".

An airport customer service representative confirmed a power outage, but could not say how much of the airport was affected. #ATL officials are working to remedy the situation.

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Crews have reportedly been working to fix the problem at the airport since 1:30 pm.

We're aware of an issue affecting @ATLairport.

The FAA tower did not lose power during the incident.

Photo At the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport last month.

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A ground stop means flights to the airport are held at departure airports across the nation.

FAA officials said they will provide an update as new information becomes available.

Flights to Atlanta from CHO have also been delayed.

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