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matt76, there were something like 4,000 planes in the air in the US that had to be landed, so it was crazy for sure at every airport big enough to take them. I imagine there were more than a few folks worried that were working at those airports. . A while back there was a really good documentary type show about Gander, Newfoundland, a town of less than 10,000 people, and very remote by anyone’s standards. There were 38 international flights inbound to the US that had to land there, disembarking over 6,000 passengers that needed to be fed, housed etc. The people of Gander organized themselves and somehow pulled it off. It really was a testament to the good in people. There is a book about it now.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Day-World-Came-Town/dp/0060559713