Chicago O’Hare International Airport had the highest number of flight disruptions Wednesday morning as a massive winter storm made its way across the U.S. It will bring snow, rain and an “icy mix” to parts of the Midwest and East on Wednesday evening.
As of Wednesday morning, more than 2,000 flights in the Midwest and Northeast had been canceled, and another 3,000 delayed because of the storm, according to FlightAware.
The flight-tracking website showed Chicago O’Hare as the worst place for disruptions between 7 and 11 a.m. CST, with 51 flights canceled and 163 delayed.
The storm, which will continue to push east Wednesday night and Thursday, will affect 39 states, according to AccuWeather.
U.S. airlines are waiving change fees for travelers who want to postpone their travel this week. American Airlines issued a travel alert for airports in and around New York City, Washington, Philadelphia and other destinations.