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According to Bondurant, the fog has started to clear up this morning as of around 9:45 a.m.: “Fog has lifted, and we do have aircrafts incoming from Anchorage that are on the ground for passengers it’s not a problem at the moment.” Heavy fog advisory warnings have been flooding in through the Kenai Peninsula and Anchorage area keeping flights on the ground throughout the week at both airports. Story as aired: Mary Bondurant, Airport Manager at Kenai Municipal Airport: “We just handled the arrivals, people are able to de-plane and come into the terminal and wait until conditions improve so they can re-board and head on to Anchorage.” On Thursday afternoon, there were seven planes waiting at the Kenai Municipal Airport that had been diverted from Anchorage. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享**Update: As of 5:30pm Friday all flights out of the Kenai Airport are grounded due to the dense fog advisory.Airport officials advise customers to call their airline directly for flight status.Original Story –The Kenai Municipal Airport and the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport have both experienced heavy delays, cancellations, and re-routed flights over the past week.