Los Angeles airport suspends take offs at request of FAA: official

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Posted: Apr 30, 2014 5:55 PM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles International Airport issued a "ground stop" on Wednesday suspending take offs at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration, an airport spokeswoman said.

The ground stop, which began at around 2 p.m. local time, does not affect incoming flights, said spokeswoman Amanda Parsons, who could not immediately provide the reason for the action. An FAA spokesman could not immediately be reached for comment.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis; editing by Cynthia Johnston)