FAA delays flights into New York and Newark airports as Canadian wildfire smoke spreads

The Federal Aviation Administration today delayed flights into New York and Newark, New Jersey, and briefly halted flights bound for Philadelphia International Airport and New York's LaGuardia Airport as smoke from Canadian wildfires continues to spread across the northeastern United States.

According to tracking service FlightAware, more than 1,100 flights to, from and within the United States were delayed, with 71 of them canceled.

New York's JFK airport and Newark Liberty Airport in Newark, New Jersey, were the hardest hit by the haze.

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