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Detroit Metro Airport will reopen after closure due to weather

DETROIT – The Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) reopens on Wednesday morning after the closing of Tuesday night due to icy conditions.

The airport reopened on Wednesday at 10am. Statement by DTW:

"Detroit Metropolitan Airport is now open. The weather conditions have improved so much that the deicing fluid can be effective. At this time, a runway, the surrounding taxiways and the deicing blocks are open. Throughout the morning, maintenance teams will continue to work hard to reopen the remaining runways and taxiways. Customers should still inquire with their airline about the flight status and prior to departure to the airport. "

The airport was closed on Tuesday evening due to ice and snow. Flights did not enter or leave DTW. Some travelers had to stay at the airport.

Visitors to the airport reported parking problems on Wednesday morning as travelers were resting.

Here is a statement from the airport Wednesday morning:

Detroit Metropolitan Airport is closed this morning due to icy conditions. Maintenance teams worked around the clock. They are making progress as the weather starts to improve. However, it is still too early to determine when DTW reopens.

Check out a Wednesday morning report:

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