Passengers are enduring delays in blacked-out terminals or have had their flights diverted mid-air, after a huge power cut hit Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson international airport on Sunday.

The world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson said it had experienced power outages after 1 p.m. on Sunday, according to a statement.

The airport later stated that the airport’s electricity supplier, Georgia Power, believed the outage was caused by extensive fire damage at an underground electrical facility. The fire not only impacted the facility, but substations serving the airport. Read more…

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