Hopkins Travel Delays After Power Problem
CLEVELAND– The air traffic control tower at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport lost radio frequency power Thursday morning.
Hopkins Airport Communication Manager Jackie Mayo told FOX 8 it was due to a damaged fiber optic cable on Brookpark Rd.
Work was being done by a contractor in the area and a line was hit around 9 a.m.
There was a ground stop issued to all planes. It lasted about 35 minutes. Maximum delays were about one hour.
However, as of Thursday at 1 p.m., there are still some residual delays. So, make sure you check with your carrier if you have a flight.
Mayo said Hopkins tower maintained communication with Cleveland Center in Oberlin the entire time. She said passengers were never in danger.