: News

Airports Get Back Up To Speed, Slowly

Play associated audio
Sunny skies allowed D.C. area airports to reopen Thursday after Wednesday's whiteout conditions.
Jonathan Wilson
Sunny skies allowed D.C. area airports to reopen Thursday after Wednesday's whiteout conditions.

By Jonathan Wilson

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is still urging travelers to call their airlines to confirm travel plans before driving to the airport, though all three airports have reopened in the D.C. area.

Rachel Mlinarchik is getting married this weekend. The wedding is in Costa Rica. Her flight was delayed this morning but she does expect to fly out today. She says shes stopped worrying about what she can't control.

"I cant do anything about it," she says. "The only important thing is that were there at this point."

John Scaramuzza is also headed out of the country; he had to fly into Charlotte last night and drive to D.C. in time to catch a flight out of Dulles today. He's going to the Virgin Islands. But Scaramuzza says he'd take a flight anywhere at this point.

"Frankly, Siberia would be okay, just to get away from here," he says.

The airport's authority expects round the clock snow removal to continue at Dulles at least through the end of Thursday.


Latest LGBT Films Move Beyond 'Coming Out' Narrative

There are a large number of LGBT films in theaters this fall. NPR explores what that says about Hollywood and society in general.

Remembering Paul Prudhomme, The Louisiana Chef Who 'Made Magic'

The New Orleans chef changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.