Winter weather closes Rapid City Regional Airport, reopens late Thursday morning

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UPDATED 12:52 p.m.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — The Rapid City Regional Airport reopened at 11 a.m. MT Thursday. Officials said some airlines had cancellations and delays.

Travelers are still advised to check with air carriers about flight status.

5:53 a.m.

Winter weather and drifting snow has closed Rapid City Regional Airport Thursday morning. 

On Facebook, officials posted a photo of the snow-covered runway and said crews are working to clear the main runway. The airport hopes to be open for the first morning flights. 

Two flights from Denver set to arrive on Thursday have been cancelled. You can get the latest arrival and departure information online.

Officials asked people to use caution when traveling and to contact air carriers for the latest flight status.

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