Minneapolis airport closed due to heavy snow storm, Giants vs Vikings football game schedule moved

By on Dec 12, 2010 in Sports, United States, Weather Comments

Updated December 13, 2010 2:49 a.m.

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Minneapolis airport was announced closed due to heavy snow, while the Giants vs Vikings football game was moved from its original schedule, as published in international news sites on Sunday.

According to reports, St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis was declared closed as of 11:30 a.m. Central time on Saturday due to the snow storm and most flights has been canceled, including the flight for the New York Giants.

Minneapolis airport spokesman Pat Hogan told the news that the airport’s shut down has been the first time since 19 years, in which the last one was in Halloween of 1991. The snow this time was said to have reached to about 15 inches thick.

Meanwhile, the National Football League (NFL) match between the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings was transferred from Minnesota to Kansas City.

As reported at NFL.com, the Giants vs Vikings match will be moved from Sunday afternoon to Monday night.

Greg Aiello, spokesman of NFL was also reported to have confirmed the decision through an e-mail on Saturday night.

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