Approximately 500 flights were canceled Tuesday at Denver International Airport due to snowy conditions, stranding many passengers trying to get in and out of Colorado.
As of 7 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration estimates people are waiting around 3.5 hours to catch a flight, a slight improvement from earlier this afternoon.
A new snowfall record was set at DIA on Dec. 15 with about 7 inches of powder, with more expected at nightfall. That, on top of gusty
Check your flight status here: http://www.flydenver.com.
Denver7's Mark Boyle went to the airport, where boards were covered with "canceled" and "delayed."
— Mark Boyle (@newsmanmark) December 15, 2015
Snow removal crews will work through the duration of the snow.