University Park Airport closed due to storm; will reopen Dec. 27

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The University Park Airport has been closed this evening (Dec. 26) as a result of the current winter storm. Crews will begin clearing snow at the airport beginning at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, and the airport will reopen when conditions permit. The first major winter storm of the season has lead to flight cancellations across the Northeast. As of 9:45 p.m., much of central Pennsylvania remains under a Winter Storm Warning. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), total snow accumulation in State College is expected to be between 6 and 9 inches. Snowfall will continue well into the overnight hours and will end with a period of light snow or freezing drizzle early Thursday morning.

For an up-to-date flight schedule for the University Park Airport, visit http://www.universityparkairport.com/ and click on the "Flight Info" tab. For the latest weather information from the NWS, visit http://www.weather.gov/ctp/.

Last Updated December 27, 2012