DFW Airport crews maintained the airfield in a fully operational state throughout the day despite the winter storm, which left a thin coating of ice and sleet in the region. Tonight, DFW runways and taxiways remain in good condition for flight operations, with no reports of any accumulation of ice or snow on the airfield.
For motorists, the roadways around DFW are wet and slick in some spots, but in good condition. DFW Airport road crews continue to monitor and treat Airport roads for possible hazards. Bridges have been treated, but can be slick and icy in certain spots. Motorists are urged to use caution as they drive, especially on overpasses.
Tonight and overnight, DFW will continue to monitor and treat the airfield and roadways against potential freezing, with the goal of supporting a nearly normal schedule of flights on Monday.
DFW Airport's de-icing pads are open and in use by partner airlines. The vast majority of today’s departures had to be de-iced prior to takeoff. Airlines serving DFW cancelled over 325 departures, representing about 34% of today's flight schedule.
DFW advises all customers to check their flight status prior to coming to the Airport. You can contact your airline or check www.dfwairport.com/flights for information about flights departing or arriving in the next 8 hours. Another option for customers to get flight information is the Official DFW Airport Mobile App, available for download for mobile devices on the Apple iOS, Blackberry and Android platforms.
We wish you safe travels.