You may want check your flight if you plan any air travel Wednesday out of Regina.
According to the Regina Airport, two flights were cancelled in the morning because of ash from a volcano erupting in Alaska.
Several flights were also cancelled Tuesday night out of the Queen City.
No other flights seem to be affected for the remainder of the day, but it’s advised travellers check before leaving for the airport.
According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, the Pavlof Volcano, which is 625 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Alaska Peninsula, erupted Sunday.
The initial eruption continued for nearly 7 hours and put out an ash cloud that reached 37,000 feet.
Strong winds Monday pushed the ash cloud from the volcano, grounding flights and limiting travel to western and northern communities off the road system.3
It’s impact is being felt in northern western Canadian regions and as a result at least two flights outbound in Regina have been cancelled.
The powdered rock can cause a jet engine to shut down.
USGS geologists have compared it to flying into a sand blaster.