Planes circling over PDX due to dense fog in Seattle

Multnomah County

Dense fog in Seattle means flights can't land at Sea-Tac

Contrails over Portland as planes circle above PDX because they can’t land at Sea-Tac on November 8, 2019. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — If you’re noticing a lot of contrails over Portland Friday morning, don’t be alarmed.

Dense, low fog in Seattle is preventing airplanes from landing, so they’re circling above PDX until they get cleared to land.

If you saw this in the sky this morning and wondered why planes would fly in circles, you're not alone. I'm an…

Posted by Natasha Stenbock – Chief Meteorologist on Friday, November 8, 2019

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