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DIA Prepares For Snowstorm

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Denver International Airport (credit: CBS)

Denver International Airport (credit: CBS)

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DENVER (CBS4)- Denver International Airport is preparing for the snowstorm which is expected to hit Wednesday evening into Thursday morning.

There is possible accumulation 4-8 inches in the Denver metro area.

Snow removal crews at DIA are ready and will be working to plow and treat Pena Blvd., roadways and the airfield as needed.

DIA has more than 250 pieces of snow removal equipment and approximately 500 trained snow removal personnel.

The airlines are expected to be in full deicing operations when the storm arrives. This means passengers may be on the plane a little longer before take-off. Passengers should continue to be at the gate when their boarding pass states.

Delays are expected for Wednesday evening.

Passengers are reminded to check their flight status before leaving for the airport. Travelers coming to and from the airport should drive with caution and allow themselves extra time.

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