NEWARK, N.J. (WKOW) -- Flights were delayed around the country on Tuesday, after a ground stop at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport.
Officials say flights couldn't take off or head for the airport because of a report of smoke in the control tower's elevator shaft Tuesday afternoon. The smoke is gone.
However, Federal Aviation Administration officials say air controllers are managing air traffic at an alternate site. They're expected to return to their normal posts in the tower shortly.
The FAA is investigating this incident.
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