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Power outage at Oakland International Airport impacts holiday travel

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) – The power was reportedly out at Oakland International Airport, causing problems for thousands of travelers trying to get away for the holiday.

Around 8:07 p.m., airport officials announced that power had been restored to most of the terminal complex, according to FOX40 sister station KRON.

Many passengers posted to Twitter reporting the outage, saying they were stuck in security with lines backing up.

One passenger told KRON that backup generators were running but others said they remained in the dark.


Around 7:30 p.m., airport officials first posted to Twitter saying they were working to resolve the issue.

Officials say passengers should check with their airlines for flight statuses.

This story is developing.

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