The scrapped flights are largely blamed on airline staffing shortages caused by the latest surge in COVID-19 cases fueled by the omicron variant.
As of Sunday afternoon, six cancellations were listed at the Long Beach Airport.
A wave of flight cancellations continued to affect LAX and other airports today due to growing concerns from the recent surge of COVID-19 cases. LGB has yet to cancel any flights.
Long Beach Airport will begin reconstructing a taxiway for departing commercial flights during the first week of January in an effort to bring LGB up to date with the latest Federal Aviation Administration guidelines.
Long Beach Airport will receive $6 million to modernize its facilities and improve travel experience.
An airport spokesperson said emergency responders rushed to the tarmac around 8:30 a.m. after a twin-engine Diamond Twin Star was forced to land with its landing gear still up.
The jets are expected to arrive at the airport Friday afternoon, though when exactly is not clear.
About 10 flights have been delayed due to the dense fog, LBG spokeswoman Kate Kuykendall said.
With the added flight slot, Southwest now has a total of 35 fight slots followed by Delta Airlines, which has a total of 12.
Flights are still departing, an airport spokesperson said, but there may be delays in boarding.