Tweed New Haven Airport resumes flights after fuel spill

vNEW HAVEN — Tweed New Haven Airport has resumed flights after being closed for hours on Saturday because of a fuel truck spill.

The airport announced on Facebook that flights had resumed at 8 pm A total of eight flights — four arrivals and four departures — were planned between 8 pm and 10 pm on Saturday, the airport said.

Three flights will also be arriving within seven to eight minutes of one another at around 2:45 am on Sunday, according to the airport.

“This is not a decision that was made lightly but canceling these flights would have resulted in hundreds of local Connecticut residents being stranded in three destinations for the next 48 hours,” the airport stated in its post. caused both our customers and neighbors.”

In a statement, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker apologized for the disruption.

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