Air traffic control evacuation causes flight delays across region

The FAA confirms that New York's regional air traffic control facility located in Westbury, NY has been evacuated due to a gas-like odor.The center handles

WESTBURY - The FAA confirms that New York's regional air traffic control facility located in Westbury, NY has been evacuated due to a gas-like odor.

The center handles air traffic over JFK, LaGuardia, Newark, Teterboro, White Plains and Stewart airports, as well as many other smaller airports in the area.

Because of the evacuation, flights in and out of the affected airports are experiencing delays.

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