- Strong winds have grounded flights at Sydney Airport for a second day
- Passengers have been left stranded after their domestic flights were canned
- Winds of up to 60 km/h have caused airport officials to close one runway
- Flights to Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and the Gold Coast have been affected
Blustery winds have grounded flights at Sydney Airport for a second day, stranding passengers and causing chaos for hundreds of travellers.
Twenty domestic flights expected to fly out of Sydney to Adelaide, Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Melbourne have been cancelled.
Regional flights to Dubbo and Port Macquarie have also been affected by the disruptions on Friday morning.
Strong winds have caused cancellations to domestic flights at Sydney Airport on Friday
One runway has been closed and about 20 flights have been affected by the disruptions
A second runway could be closed due to strong winds, according to Air Services Australia
A Sydney Airport spokeswoman told AAP winds gusts of up to 50 km/h were recorded at 5am on Friday and winds are expected to increase later in the morning.
International flights have yet to be affected by the conditions.
Frustrated passengers took to Twitter to vent, with one person saying the airport was ‘chockers’ after ‘finally’ making it out.
Winds of up to 72 km/h caused the closure of two runways at the airport yesterday and cancelled more than 70 flights on Qantas, Virgin, Jetstar, Tiger and REX.
Passengers took to Twitter to vent their frustrations at having to reschedule flights
Blustery conditions have lashed Sydney for the past two days, causing chaos at the airport