Water leak at JFK Airport caused delays, held flights

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Sunday, July 4, 2021
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Normal operations have resumed at JFK Airport following a water leak that caused the FAA to hold most flights destined for the airport.

JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- Normal operations have resumed at JFK Airport following a water leak that caused the FAA to hold most flights destined for the airport.

The leak was reported in the main facility of the airport. Controllers operated from a secondary control tower during the leak.

The airport remains open, but travelers may experience residual delays.

Travelers are urged to contact their airline for specific status on their flight.

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