The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says they have evacuated the tower at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
Flights that were en route are being diverted, and flights that are bound for this airport but have not taken off yet are under a ground stop.
Meanwhile, outside the airport, there are cracked and collapsed roads. “Use EXTREME Caution if you are driving,” the airport tweeted.
According to the FAA website, there are currently four airports closed: Ted Stevens International Airport, Adak Airport, Merrill Field Airport & Fort Richardson Airport.
Cain has generated reporting to determine travelers who may be impacted by this event and is working to contact them to discuss contingency plans.