Delays expected at AUS, but not for what you may think

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Delays are expected Thursday afternoon at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), the airport announced in a tweet.

The delays are not because of inclement weather or staffing shortages but rather because of cleaning.

“The FAA Air Traffic Control Tower is undergoing a required sanitization & deep clean. AUS will be experiencing delays for both arrivals and departures. Thank you for your patience,” the tweet said.

In a follow-up tweet, AUS said “anyone picking up a passenger from the terminal should monitor their flight status and contact their airlines for updated information.”

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