Runway lights being out causes flight cancellations at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Runway lights being out causes flight cancellations at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Runway lights went out Sunday night at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport, causing problems for travelers.

Lights went out around 8 p.m., leading to cancellations for two outbound and two inbound flights.

One Delta flight was diverted to New Orleans, while the fate of three other flights are up in the air.

Airport official Jim Caldwell said people with morning flights are urged to call the airport to check on the status of them.

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