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Freezing rain ices Salt Lake City roads, runways

January 24, 2013 • Business


A truck with a plow drives pass an American Airlines and Frontier plane docked at their gates at the Salt Lake City Airport Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. The Salt Lake City International Airport was closed due to icy conditions. A Frontier airplane slid on the runway during landing Thursday morning, but nobody was injured. Five flights were canceled and 15 other planes were forced to return to their gates when the runway was closed. The airport is a hub for Delta Airlines. Freezing rain has also caused dozens of accidents on roadways around Salt Lake City this morning. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A rare freezing rain caused major havoc in Salt Lake City Thursday, creating sheets of ice on roads, sidewalks and airport runways.

The Salt Lake City International Airport was closed for about three hours, delaying hundreds of passengers. The closure came after a Frontier Airlines plane landing from Denver slid on a Login to read more

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