All flights across the US were grounded due to a glitch with the Federal Aviation Administration’s computer system this morning.
Flights across the United States were affected Wednesday morning after the Federal Aviation Administration said it experienced a computer outage.
- UPDATE Normal air traffic operations are resuming gradually across the U.S. following an overnight outage to the Notice to Air Missions system that provides safety info to flight crews.
- UPDATE The FAA is expecting departures to resume at other airports at 9 a.m. ET.
- UPDATE Departures are resuming at Newark and Atlanta Airport due to air traffic congestion in those areas.
- UPDATE The FAA has ordered airlines to pause all domestic departures until 9 a.m. Eastern Time to allow the agency to validate the integrity of flight and safety information.
- UPDATE While some functions are beginning to come back on line, National Airspace System operations remain limited.
All flights in the U.S. were temporarily grounded following the incident.
The FAA said it was working to restore its Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system, which alerts pilots of potential hazards along a flight route.