Flying out of AUS early this week? Check before you go

Plane wing flying over ice
Freezing rain and snow have affected flights in and out of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

Freezing rain and snow have affected flights in and out of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

Update: 9:55 a.m. Feb. 15

All flights in and out of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport have been cancelled on Feb. 15. Parts of the airport saw more than 6 inches of snowfall overnight, according to a news release from the airport. Passengers with flights scheduled over the next 48 hours should check directly with their airlines before arriving at the airport.

Original story

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport passengers should contact their airline to find out the flight’s status before driving to the airport.

Significant delays and cancellations due to the winter weather are expected in the next 48 hours, according to airport officials through a release Feb. 14.


Road conditions worsened Sunday as ice and snow accumulated in Austin and around Texas. The winter weather has caused flight delays and cancellations at AUS and also brought other changes at the airport, including:

  • Closure of security checkpoint 1. All passengers are screened through security checkpoint 2

  • Modified access in and out of the Blue Garage

  • Several highways surrounding the airport had closures on Feb. 14. More information is available here.


This story will be updated as needed.
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at [email protected]
By Joe Warner
Joe Warner is executive editor of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor for Central Texas and senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.


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