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Denver International Airport on Friday (credit: CBS)

Denver International Airport on Friday (credit: CBS)

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DENVER (CBS4) – Projections for a major winter storm to hit the East Coast have prompted airlines to cancel some flights out of Denver this weekend.

Airlines at Denver International Airport have canceled approximately 50 flights so far that were scheduled to leave from Denver on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. There could be more flights canceled or delayed over the weekend.

Those flights canceled include flights from or to Newark, LaGuardia, Boston and Chicago.

“Well we had a flight at 12:30 this afternoon and that got cancelled. So I tried to change it and we got our connection through Chicago but our connection in Chicago got cancelled as well, so we’re heading off to Chicago and we’re going to see what we can do there. We’ve been through Sandy recently so it’s just one of those things that’s coming back again. Been there, done that,” said traveler Glen Bereira.

Several major airlines have waived their re-booking fees for travelers with the storm.

Officials recommended going to DIA’s website — flydenver.com — to learn the latest about any delays or cancellations.

Heavy snow is also projected to fall in Colorado in the high country over the weekend. A winter weather warning has been issued for parts of Western Colorado.

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