Nationwide Delays at U.S. Airports as Customs and Border Patrol Computers Shut Down


Tweets from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Los Angeles International Airport say that The US Customs and Border Protection computer system is down, creating massive flight delays across the country.

JFK tweeted that the impact is nationwide, while LAX stated that the issue is impacting multiple airports.

“Just to let you know Customs is experiencing a system shutdown nationwide,” the airport tweeted in reply to a customer. “They are processing passengers manually until the system comes back online. Thanks for your patience.”

The cause of the shut down has not yet been identified.