Winter conditions are cancelling flights into and out of Victoria International Airport. (Submitted/Paul Bucci)

Winter conditions are cancelling flights into and out of Victoria International Airport. (Submitted/Paul Bucci)

UPDATE: Power restored at Victoria International Airport

Many flights still cancelled due to snowy weather

Power is back on at the Victoria International Airport after a power outage in its terminal building this morning. After hours operating on a backup generator, power was restored around 10 a.m.

Shortly before noon the airport’s main runway also opened after staff took the morning to clear it of snow.

In the meantime, poor weather is still affecting staff in the airport, resulting in the early closure of the Starbucks and Tim Hortons, as well as both gift shops.

READ MORE: Snow delays in Greater Victoria– traffic, buses, flights impacted

Many flights are cancelled or delayed due to the weather. Anyone scheduled to take a flight should check at victoriaairport.com/departures to confirm if take-off is still happening.

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