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Over 150 flights impacted at DIA after Denver metro snowstorm


DENVER (KDVR) — Denver International Airport saw hundreds of flights impacted by the winter weather that blew through Colorado and the Front Range on Saturday.

Saturday was a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day. Snow was expected to fall on and off throughout the day, causing dangerous travel conditions and low visibility.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, as of 7:00 a.m., planes leaving DIA are being sprayed with deicing fluid to remove snow and ice.

Poor visibility at Denver International Airport on Feb. 10, 2024 (Credit: KDVR)

As of 11:30 a.m., 244 flights were delayed and 1 flight was canceled.

Delayed flights by airline

The following airlines had the most delays as of 11 a.m.:

  • United Airlines – 101 flights
  • Southwest Airlines – 68 flights
  • SkyWest Airlines – 36 flights
  • CommuteAir – 9 flights
  • Mesa Airlines – 7

Several other airlines had 5 or fewer delays, including Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines and American Airlines.

Canceled flights by airline

As of 11 a.m., only one flight out of DIA, a United Airlines flight to Albuquerque, was canceled.

Denver, Colorado weather resources

Stay prepared for storms and forecast changes, a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day and other important weather information:

The Pinpoint Weather team will continue to update the forecast multiple times each day.


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