JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Hole Airport is among many airports across the country facing challenges with a variety of flight delays and cancellations.
Seven arriving flights and seven departures have been canceled on Dec. 31, according to the airport website. Another four arriving flights are late or delayed.
“As the nation faces winter weather, COVID-related staffing shortages and airline challenges, the Jackson Hole Airport continues to collectively work with our airline partners to keep flights safely arriving and departing at JAC,” said the airport in a statement this afternoon.
Over the past week, the Jackson Hole Airport has seen delays and cancellations due to local weather, weather in other cities, crew rest times and other issues.
Airport staff is in constant contact with its airline partners to address these issues and asks the traveling public to have extra patience during the busy holiday travel season.
“Collectively, the travel industry is experiencing many challenges and we are seeing those impacts at JAC. Safety remains our top priority as we assist our stakeholders in every way possible,” stated Jim Elwood, executive director at JH Airport.
The airport is asking travelers to check their flight status before arriving at the airport two hours prior to scheduled departure times.
To check your flight status online, please visit the airline’s website directly or use the airport website here.
This article has been updated to reflect cancelations as of Dec. 31. For the most current information, visit the airport’s website.