Flooding stops traffic at Metro Detroit Airport.
Incoming flights were halted at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport on Thursday morning due to thunderstorms and heavy rain overnight causing flooding which partially blocked access to the airport.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is under a ground stop until at least 11 a.m. ET, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Three inches of rain fell on the airport over about five hours, according to the National Weather Service, causing some flooding.
“Currently, travelers cannot access the McNamara Terminal due to flooding in the Dingell Drive tunnels. Customers with flights operating out of the McNamara Terminal are encouraged to contact their airlines with any questions about their flight status,” the airport said.