9News recently covered the impact of changing weather on Denver international Airport. Greg Feith is included as a quoted expert.
High wind days have been common lately along the Front Range. Wind delays at DIA can mean the difference between business humming along and things grinding to a halt in a ground stop. Adjusting to weather means facility updates, but also looking at how flights are impacted.
“Depending on where [flights] come from, they can hold for 30 minutes to an hour,” aviation expert Greg Feith said. “Then make the decision to continue to hold if they can get in or make the decision to go to an alternate.”
“Airplanes are in a racetrack holding pattern at various altitudes.”