Sydney airport power outage causes domestic flight delays

Crowds at Sydney Airport on Friday after a power outage.  Photo: Helen Hayes
Crowds at Sydney Airport on Friday after a power outage. Photo: Helen Hayes

ALL flights through the T2 domestic terminal at Sydney airport are being affected by a power interruption, leaving crushing queues and thousands of delayed passengers.

A spokeswoman for Sydney Airport Corporation said there was a "power interruption" on Friday morning at the T2 domestic terminal, which services airlines including Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Rex.

The power outage means that baggage handling and check-in facilities are down. Passengers arriving for flights cannot be screened by security.

The outage is also affecting a number of aerobridge gangways between the terminal buildings and aircraft.

It is understood the outage started at about 8.30am.

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