News release from the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority:
Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority office closed today, Airport remains open
(January 6, 2014) – Please be advised that the administrative office of the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority is closed today, Monday, January 6, 2014.
Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) is open and maintenance snow crews continue to work around the clock to clear runways.
“Our maintenance crews are working diligently to keep runways clear and open at Fort Wayne International Airport,” stated Scott Hinderman, Executive Director of Airports. “Our goal is to keep the runways clear so the airlines may operate their aircraft when they deem it is safe, not only from FWA, but other connecting hubs such as Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, and Atlanta.”
Most flights for today have been cancelled, but some still appear as scheduled later in the day. The status of flights can change at a moments notice, however. For the traveling public, it is advised that you contact the airline directly to check on the status of your flight, as well as to rebook or seek a refund. Below is contact information for the airlines providing service out of FWA:
Given the high level of cancellations across the country, all the airlines are experiencing high call volumes and wait times may be lengthy. If possible, please seek information from the airline websites, especially for flight statuses. The airlines do not have local contact numbers at FWA. Flight information may also be obtained at our website, www.flyfwa.com.
About Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (FWACAA) was created in 1985 and is responsible for managing the Fort Wayne International Airport and Smith Field. Since FWACAA’s inception, Fort Wayne International Airport has undergone an aggressive improvement plan which included expansion of the terminal and parking areas, upgrades to the runways, and the creation of an Air Trade Center and Foreign Trade Zone to promote economic development in Northeast Indiana. As a result of FWACAA’s commitment to customer service, Fort Wayne International Airport was recognized by USA Today as one of the friendliest airports in the nation. The Authority is governed by a six-member board appointed by both the Mayor of Fort Wayne and the Allen County Commissioners. For more information about the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, visit www.FWAirport.com.