Passengers Encounter Long Waits for Baggage at Denver Airport

Passengers said they encountered lengthy waits to retrieve their checked baggage at Denver International Airport on the evening of January 2, as weather- and COVID-19-related cancellations and delays cascaded across the country.

Roughly half of all flights departing Denver on Sunday were delayed, while at least 155 were canceled, according to the tracking website FlightAware. Hundreds more flights were delayed or canceled on Monday as well.

This footage, recorded in Denver on Sunday evening by Mark Turnage, shows passengers waiting for their luggage at airport carousels. Credit: Mark Turnage via Storyful

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