[UALCO.UL] canceled all of its flights to and from Denver
International Airport, the airport said in a statement.
All told, more than 800 flights were grounded on Saturday, or
more than 65 percent of all scheduled take-offs and landings at
the airport, the FlightAware airline tracking website showed.
Dozens of other flights were delayed.
Denver International is the fourth-largest hub for United
Airlines and Southwest Airlines, and the primary hub for
Frontier Airlines, according to its website.
A representative for the airport did not immediately return a
call or email seeking comment.
The heavy snow began falling on Friday night and was expected to
continue through Sunday, the National Weather Service said.
By noon local time on Saturday, nearly 5 inches (13 cm) had
fallen in Denver, Colorado's largest city, while the storm
dumped up to 2 feet (61 cm) of snow in the mountains and
foothills, said National Weather Service meteorologist Jim
The utility Xcel Energy Colorado reported on its Facebook page
that about 8,000 of its customers in the state lost power in the
storm and that it had sent out extra crews to deal with
(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles; editing by Grant
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