SANTA ANA (AP) — A Southern California airport has canceled all flights after a power outage left all its terminals in the dark.
John Wayne Airport in Orange County diverted all arriving flights and cancelled departing flights after the outage hit at around 7:30 p.m. Friday.READ MORE: San Jose Becomes First City In Nation To Require Gun Liability Insurance
The airport’s emergency power kicked in after about a half-hour but flights still remained grounded.READ MORE: Curry And Warriors Rout Mavericks, 130-92
The airport was affected by a Southern California Edison power outage that was centered in nearby Irvine and affected more than 28,000 customers. The outage was caused by a fire in an electrical substation.
The utility estimates power will be restored by Saturday morning.MORE NEWS: Oakland Chinatown Cash-Only Businesses Convert To Credit To Stop Attacks On Asians
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