Power back on in Atlanta airport after outage caused “chaos”

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Breaking News – Atlanta (NEWZ247) The world’s busiest airport stated minutes after nighttime Monday that power had been fully restored, a few 11 hours after Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta international changed into hit with a blackout. The outage grounded more than 1,000 flights and stranded lots of passenger’s just days before the begin of the Christmas journey rush.

Georgia power had stated in an announcement that a fire induced large damage in an underground electrical facility, impacting substations serving the airport. The purpose of the fireplace wasn’t straight away recognized.

Passengers at the airport have been left within the darkish while the lights went out at round 1 p.m. the outage halted all outgoing flights, and arriving planes had been held on the ground at their point of departure. International flights have been being diverted, officers said.

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