Planes have begun landing again in the New York metropolitan area after a blizzard clobbered the Northeast and closed the region's three airports.
NEW YORK (AP) - Planes have begun landing again in the New York metropolitan area after a blizzard clobbered the Northeast and closed the region's three airports.
Steve Coleman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the airports, says the first flight arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport shortly before 7 p.m. Monday. It's a Royal Jordanian flight.
An Air Canada flight from Toronto landed at LaGuardia shortly before 7:40 p.m.
Passenger Patrick Wacker, who had been stranded in Toronto for a day, said everybody aboard was clapping by the end of the flight.
Thousands of travelers trying to get home after the holiday weekend have been stranded by the storm, which dropped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of the Northeast.
Flights were expected to begin arriving at Newark and airport later in the evening.
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