Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Destinations > America - USA > Midwest
Reload this Page >

DTW inbound hold til tuesday?

DTW inbound hold til tuesday?

Old Dec 24, 17, 3:34 pm
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 3,255
DTW inbound hold til tuesday?

Waiting for a family member to fly in from LGA and he just texted they're going back to the gate to deplane. No departure ETA (he's flying Spirit, so everything is probably a crapshoot with them anyway).

I checked Flightaware, and they're showing a 1 hour departure delay out of DTW, and holding inbound planes at point of departure until 6:15 pm Tuesday. Up to 7" snow expected tonight, but only about an inch so far.

The DTW site isn't showing anything about weather - given that it's xmas even I can see them being at low staff levels and not covering public announcements very quickly, and also being short staffed for keeping things moving with a bunch of delayed aircraft.

Any other confirmation of all inbound being held til tues?
chrisl137 is offline  
Old Dec 24, 17, 4:01 pm
  #2  
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: BNA
Programs: HH Gold. (Former) UA PP, DL PM, PC Plat
Posts: 6,589
DTW currently has a ground-stop.

Ground-stops don't have an estimated "wheels-up" time, they just have an update time. At the update time the ground-stop could be either extended or lifted. If it is lifted, a ground-delay program (GDP) is likely.

In a GDP, each flight is given an Expect Departure Clearance Time (EDCT), frequently called a "wheels-up time". The EDCT can then be revised to either earlier or later and a ground-stop can always be reinstated.

The current update time for the DTW ground-stop is 2315Z with is 6:15pm EST.

You can see the current status of ground-stops and ground-delays at the following link.

https://www.fly.faa.gov/ois/
LarryJ is offline  
Old Dec 24, 17, 4:47 pm
  #3  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 3,255
Thanks!

latest update shows the ground stop as lifted, so things might start moving. They reboarded at LGA, but still haven't left the ground.
chrisl137 is offline  
Old Dec 25, 17, 9:03 am
  #4  
Moderator: American AAdvantage & TravelBuzz
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: BOS
Programs: AA EXP, SPG Plat
Posts: 9,819
Moving DTW discussion to Midwest forum. Thanks. /JY1024, TravelBuzz moderator
JY1024 is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread