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Storm cancels dozens of JAX flights

Dozens of cancellations including New York, Chicago and Washington

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Dozens of flights at Jacksonville International Airport have been canceled because of a winter storm hitting much of the country Thursday.

Nearly 30 flights, including departures and arrivals are cancelled at JAX. The cancellations include flights to and from New York, Chicago, Texas and Washington.

Nationwide, more than 3,800 flights were delayed Wednesday, according to the air traffic tracking website FlightAware. At least 1,750 were canceled. Things are much worse Thursday, at least as cancellations go. More than 2,000 flights with U.S. ties have been scrubbed.

Travelers are encouraged to call ahead and check with their airlines or check flights at www.flyjax.com.