Runways shut down at DIA, all Wednesday flights canceled at Colorado Springs Airport

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A screenshot from the Colorado Springs Airport website shows canceled flights at of 830 a.m. Wednesday. 

All six runways at Denver International Airport are shut down as a blizzard hits the area. 

The runways closed Wednesday afternoon and remain closed as of 5:30 p.m. The terminal and concourses remain open. 

All flights into and out of the Colorado Springs airport Wednesday have been canceled. 

COS officials said nine of the 27 scheduled departures were able to take off Wednesday. All 29 of the scheduled arrivals were canceled. Passengers who need information about their flights should contact their airline directly. 

Airport officials urge passengers to check their flight status before driving to the airport. 

>> Check Colorado Springs Airport flight status

>> Check Denver International Airport flight status

Most airlines are waiving change fees for passengers scheduled to travel Wednesday or Thursday.

Most of the airlines require passengers to travel into and out of the originally ticketed airports, and most require passengers to reschedule their trips within a certain time period. 

Here are the details for each airline. 

American Airlines 

  • Eligible travel dates: Wednesday
  • Eligible airports: Colorado Springs Airport, Denver International Airport, and various airports in Colorado, Wyoming, and North Dakota
  • Tap here for details. 

Delta Airlines 

  • Eligible travel dates: Wednesday and Thursday
  • Eligible airports: Colorado Springs Airport, Denver International Airport, and various airports in Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota
  • Tap here for details

Frontier Airlines 

  • Eligible travel dates: Wednesday and Thursday
  • Eligible airports: Colorado Springs Airport, Denver International Airport, and various airports in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
  • Tap here for details

JetBlue

  • Eligible travel dates: Wednesday
  • Eligible airports: Denver International Airport and Steamboat Springs airport
  • Tap here for details

Southwest Airlines 

  • Eligible travel dates: Wednesday and Thursday
  • Eligible airports: Denver International Airport and various airports in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Utah, and Kansas
  • Tap here for details

Spirit Airlines

  • Eligible travel dates: Wednesday and Thursday
  • Eligible airports: Denver International Airport
  • Tap here for details

United Airlines 

  • Eligible travel dates: Wednesday and Thursday
  • Eligible airports: Colorado Springs Airport, Denver International Airport, and various airports in Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Nebraska
  • Tap here for details

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