DC area airports impacted by Atlanta airport outage

The power is back on at the busiest airport in the world after thousands were stranded at the Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The sudden power outage was caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility and brought the airport to a standstill Sunday about 1 p.m.

The problems came right in the thick of the holiday rush and travel woes are expected to linger for days - not just in Atlanta - but at terminals around the country and around the world.

Here are links to D.C. area airports so you can plan ahead and check flight status.

Reagan National Airport

Dulles International Airport

BWI Marshall Airport