More than 120 flights from Charlotte canceled Tuesday

by: Holly Maynard Updated:


CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Flights nationwide are canceled or delayed because of Hurricane Sandy.

In Charlotte, more than 120 flights won’t take off from Charlotte Douglas on Tuesday.

Channel 9 spoke with one person Tuesday morning who was trying to get to Las Vegas, but many people, even those not flying to the northeast, are either delayed or stranded.

More than 3,800 flights in the United States have already been canceled for Tuesday.

Planes and crews are stranded in other cities, making it hard for flights to leave on time.

On Monday, more than 80 US Airways planes from around the country were grounded in Charlotte.

One person told Channel 9 he drove down from Baltimore to try and fly out of Charlotte

The first flights are scheduled to take off early Tuesday.

US Airways encourages all customers to check their flight status at