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FAA Issues Groundstop at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport6:15pm ET Update

The FAA has lifted the groundstop for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Flight operations are resuming but at a lower-than-normal rate. Please continue to check with your airline and www.fly.faa.gov for flight status and updates.

According to Alaska DOT, the airport’s upper arrival and lower departure ramps and several roads leading to the airport have been closed due to the earthquake. Before traveling to the airport, check with Alaska DOT for the latest local conditions.


3:30 pm ET Update

The FAA is now departing some aircraft from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. However, a groundstop remains in effect for arrivals.

Please Check with your airline and the airport for more information.


The FAA has implemented a groundstop for flights into Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport as a result of this morning’s earthquake. 

Travelers should check with their airline for flight status. We do not yet know when flights into Anchorage will resume.

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