Power restored at Atlanta airport after short outage

The air traffic control tower at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia, US, on Monday, Oct. 2, 2023. The FAAs authority over federal aviation programs has been extended through Dec. 31 as part of the stopgap legis

The power was knocked out in part of Atlanta's airport Sunday evening.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport tweeted that the power was out between gates B24 and B36 after an airline contractor drilled into a power line.

About an hour later, airport officials gave an update that the power was restored and all impacted gates and concessionaires were operational.

This is just the latest in a series of issues reported around metro Atlanta over the weekend.

On Friday, there were several water main breaks reported around the city, impacting residences and businesses, including medical centers.

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Many events, like the Megan Thee Stallion Hot Girl Summer Tour concerts, had to be rescheduled while repairs took place.

The outage at the airport was not related to the ongoing water service issues.