NEWARK, NJ. (THECOUNT) — Newark Liberty Airport, in New Jersey, has suspended all flights in and out citing an airport emergency, the airport said on Twitter Saturday.

Newark Liberty Airport via Twitter:


“@EWRairport: Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport.Please check with your carrier before coming to the airport [30]”

John Murray, who says he was a passenger on United Airlines flight that departed from LaGuardia Airport, said the plane had to make an emergency landing at Newark Airport during it’s trip to Houston, Texas, reports Pix11.

“Best I know–had a flat tire on takeoff(?), friction in the wheel well created some smoke. Flight crew and emergency response teams are top-notch,” Murray said in a tweet.


Geo quick facts: Newark is a New Jersey city, home to Newark Liberty International Airport. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) hosts big-name concerts, dance performances and other shows. Newark Museum’s broad art collection features American paintings and sculptures. Branch Brook Park offers pathways, lakes and abundant cherry trees. The huge Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart was built over decades, starting in 1898 – wikipedia.