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Storm Cancels Port Columbus Flights to South, Northeast
COLUMBUS (Ken Hines) -- Hundreds of would-be travelers are stuck in central Ohio because of a snowstorm that has led to the cancellation of dozens of flights to southern and northeastern cities.
More than 50 flights out of Port Columbus International Airport were canceled Thursday morning as the storm turned toward the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast after hammering parts of the Southeast.
While many travelers arrived at Port Columbus to discover that their flights had been canceled, at least one couple turned to the central Ohio airport in hopes of rescuing their plan to attend their daughter's wedding.
Joe and Daphne Oliver drove all night to Port Columbus after their flight to Las Vegas from Washington DC was canceled. For the Olivers -- who are carrying their daughter's wedding dress -- Port Columbus was the closest airport from which they could get to Vegas for the big event.
"[I'm] very tired, but I'll sleep on the plane, and when we land I plan on having a Bloody Mary," Joe Oliver said.
Flights from Port Columbus to the Atlanta, Charlotte, New York, Philadelphia, and Jacksonville, are among those that have been canceled by the winter storm.