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UPDATED: Thunderstorm caused flight delays at Hartsfield-Jackson

12:06 pm Apr. 3, 2017

A thunderstorm hitting Atlanta caused delays at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Departing flights in Atlanta were affected by a gate hold and delays of 46 minutes to 1 hour, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Hartsfield-Jackson also said on Twitter that the FAA had issued a temporary ground stop on all aircraft movement due to severe weather.

The ground stop was lifted before 1 p.m., with normal flight operations resuming, according to Hartsfield-Jackson.

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Hartsfield-Jackson strikes $181.5 million deal to build new parking deck

3:03 pm Mar. 27, 2017

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has struck a $181.5 million deal to build a new parking deck that will be reachable via the airport SkyTrain.

The Atlanta airport is building the parking deck to replace parking being displaced during construction of various airport projects including in the West economy lot where a new InterContinental hotel will be built, the park-ride reserve lot that sits where an end-around taxiway will be built, the