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JFK grounds flights on one of year’s busiest travel weekends due to thunderstorms

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One of the busiest airports in the US has been issued a ground stop amid a hectic Memorial Day travel weekend.

On Monday afternoon, John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, was issued a ground stop by Air Traffic Control System Command Center, which is part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Thunderstorms were listed as the cause for the ground stop.

The ground stop period is expected to last from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. on Monday evening.

JFK Airport is considered one of the most bustling airports in the United States.

It is consistently rated among the top 10 busiest airport hubs in the US.

Fox News Digital reached out to the FAA for an additional statement.


The Air Traffic Control System Command Center has issued a ground stop for JFK International Airport in Queens due to thunderstorms. travelview – stock.adobe.com

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