PORTLAND -- The closure of Salt Lake City International Airport created a log jam for air travelers across the country Thursday.

The airport was closed due to icy conditions after a plane slid on a runway during landing Thursday morning. The plane landed safely.

A handful of flights at portland International Airport were cancelled or delayed as a result.

Latest: PDX cancellations and delays

Officials early Thursday afternoon had not said how long the Salt Lake City auirport would be closed, leaving many PDX passengers in limbo.

Passengers headed to or through Salt Lake City were warned to check with the airport before traveling.

Related: Salt Lake City airport closed due to icy runway

Read or Share this story: